Nestled adjacent to the flatwoods along the Des Plaines River, the Ryerson Woods Education Center will act as a beacon of both ecological education and environmental stewardship for the residents […]
In this presentation we will review the current approach to embodied carbon quantification at HOK on large-scale building projects across use types, the greatest contributors to building embodied carbon, and […]
Tom Bassett-Dilley and Scott Farbman describe architectural, mechanical, and PV design considerations for a 44-unit Source Zero beginning construction this summer in Oak Park, IL. About Tom Bassett-DilleyTom Bassett-Dilley founded […]
Join us as we take a deep dive into commercial Phius certification with Lois Vitt Sale of Wight & Company. She’ll walk us through insights and lessons learned on the design, mechanicals, and sustainability components of the Techny Prairie Activity Center in Northbrook, IL, which was her second Phius success. It achieved PHIUS+ 2015 & PHIUS+ Source Zero certifications, along with an Honorable Mention in the 2021 Phius Design Competition. Her first Phius venture, Prairie Activity & Recreation Center (PARC) in Plainfield, IL, was the 1st Phius-Certified commercial project in the state.
Learn the basics of the PHIUS building standard, including PHIUS requirements, tools used, and unique construction methods. Join us to see why we feel PHIUS is the best building solution for reduced energy costs, comfort, and durability.