Green Building

Building as if our future depends on it—because it does.

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At the forefront of High Performance Green Building (HPGB)

With the advent of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), Congress set important energy and water conservation goals for all federal buildings and projects. EISA has set a new threshold for the energy performance of both public and private sector buildings, now known as High Performance Green Buildings (HPGB).

LEED Gold or Platinum is the minimum LEED certification level required. Strict requirements regarding water conservation, energy usage reduction and increased use of renewable energy resources characterize HPGB projects.

Howard S. Wright is proud to be partnering with the United States Government General Services Administration to achieve EISA goals on the Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building modernization and Henry M. Jackson Federal Building modernizations. At Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, we are part of the team implementing significant energy performance upgrades throughout the campus. These upgrades are designed to achieve Net Zero building energy and water usage.

Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building Proposed Exterior Elevation

A leader in LEED

Howard S. Wright’s understanding and commitment to LEED benefits every project we undertake.

With 57 LEED Accredited Professionals and over $1 billion of completed LEED registered and certified projects, Howard S. Wright is a recognized leader in sustainable building. Many of our LEED projects were the first of their kind in the communities in which they were built.

PSU Shattuck Hall Radiant Ceiling Panels (Inverted for Teaching Purposes)