Sustainable Construction is an ongoing strategic initiative that has been integrated into the corporate values of Summit Design + Build. As a leader in the green building industry, it is our commitment is to provide our clients with sustainable buildings that not only cost less to operate, but are environmentally friendly and healthier for their occupants.
Our team is comprised of several LEED® Accredited Professionals, who are continually learning about the latest advances in green buildings and technology, sustainable products and practices, allowing us to offer leadership and expertise vital to the creation of a sustainability community.
LEED® promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health:
Sustainable Site Development
Indoor Environmental Quality
Whether designed to achieve LEED® certification or not, our knowledge of sustainable construction is incorporated into the project process whenever possible.
Method – Chicago, Illinois
Awards: 2015 U.S. Green Building Council – Illinois – Green Building Innovation Award, 2015 Association of Licensed Architects – Silver Medal Design Award, 2015 ENR Midwest Best Project – Green Project
Testa Produce, Inc – Chicago, Illinois
Awards: 2012 U.S. Green Building Council – Green Building Innovation Award – New Construction, 2012 ULI Chicago Vision Award – Sustainability, 2011 ENRMidwest Best Project – Green Building