Our Approach

At AECm we are intrigued by building infrastructure and how it impacts our quality of life.  Through innovative and practical design solutions we reduce energy consumption, improve durability, and enhance occupant comfort. 

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Sustainability is inherent to AECm’s design approach.  Through a holistic view of the built environment, we deliver practical architecture-engineering solutions that preserve natural resources, optimize facility performance, enhance occupant comfort, and revitalize communities. We focus on an integrated design that considers best practice measures.

  • Community Integration and Connectivity
  • Land Use & Siting
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  • Renewable Energies & Low Carbon Fuels
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Waste Reduction and Recycling
  • Water Conservation
  • Stormwater Quality
  • Facility Durability and Resiliency

Some of the sustainable and innovative measures that we have implemented on our designs include:

  • High Performance Envelope Systems
  • High Efficiency HVACR Systems
  • Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems
  • Building Automation Controls
  • Geothermal Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Biomass Heating Systems
  • Solar Hot Water Systems
  • Photovoltaic Energy Systems
  • Vegetated Rooftop Systems
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Domestic Water Conservation
  • Permeable Pavement Systems
  • Native Site Specific Vegetation
  • Building Materials Reclamation
  • On-Site Water Treatment Systems (Stormwater & Wastewater)