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2018 Roundup!

A measure of the positive impact of our collective efforts in sustainable design.

2018 | B Corporation

 

1 of 226 firms named Best for the World Overall in 2018

The Green Engineer scored 141.6 as our 2018 Overall B Impact Score in the B Corp Impact Assessment for 2018. We earned recognitions across 2 additional categories, including Best for Environment 2018 and Best for Workers 2018.

Score: 43.7 in the Environment category, and 56.7 in the Workers Category.

 

The 5th highest ranked BCorp in MA

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2018 | WELL Building standard

Our 1st WELL Gold Certified Project

 

A record-setter (pictured above):

  • 1st New & Existing Building WELL Certified Gold project in the US.

  • 2nd New & Existing Building WELL Certified Gold project in the World

  • 3rd New & Existing Building WELL Certified project in the US

  • 4th New & Existing Building WELL Certified project in the World

  • 80th certified WELL project of any type in the World

and the first of many more WELL certified projects-

 
 

 

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2018 | An Annual review

18 LEED Certified Buildings in 2018

In 2018, The Green Engineer provided sustainable design consulting on 18 different buildings that achieved LEED Certification in MA. 

 
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2018 | LEED by rating

1 Platinum, 9 Gold, 8 Silver LEED Projects in 2018

 

A total of 2,771,264 SF of LEED certified construction in 2018. 5 of these projects were under the LEED v4 rating.

 
 

 

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2018 | LEED energy use savings

61,883  MMBTU/yr saved

The combined total energy savings from the 18 LEED Certified projects in 2018.

Average Energy Use Savings: 24.49%

 

 

 Enough to power 687 homes in the US

 
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2018 | LEED WATER USE SAVINGS

12,142,054 gallons/year saved

The combined total water use savings from the 18 LEED Certified Projects in 2018.

Average Water Use Reduction: 37%

 

A glass of water for everyone east of the Mississippi

Yes, that’s right. A glass of water for 194,272,864 people.

 

 
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2018 | leed Carbon emissions avoided

5199 metric tons of carbon dioxide avoided

4,816 metric tons from electricity savings, and 383 metric tons from natural gas savings in the 18 LEED certified projects in 2018.

 

That's the emissions from 1023 cars driven for a year

 
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2018 | LEED Recycling Rate

34,781 tons of waste diverted & an 82.7% recyling rate average

From our 18 LEED Certified projects in 2018.

 

The Duomo in Florence weighs 37,000 tons.

 

 
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2018 | utility incentives energy Modeling savings

$1,088,406 in utility incentives

The estimated combined total utility incentives (regardless of utility) for the projects the firm completed utility incentives modeling in 2018.

Total Predicted Annual kwh Savings: 2,730,922

Total Predicted Annual Therm Savings: 141,647

 

 

 
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2018 | LEED Cost Savings

$1,465,366 in cost savings/year

The combined total cost savings from our 18 LEED Certified projects in 2018. Average Energy Cost Savings: 22.73%

 

 

 
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2018 | Charitable Giving

We sponsored 18 different nonprofits in 2018

And will continue to sponsor nonprofits in 2019!

 
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