Quincy High School Award Presented; Featured on Boston.com

May 21, 2013

On May 13, at the Massachusetts State House, Martine Dion, SMMA's Director of Sustainable Design, was present, along with Quincy High School administrators, to receive the Green Ribbon School Award.

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Grafton High School Wins CEFPI Project of Distinction Award

May 16, 2013

Grafton High School and SMMA were honored with a Project of Distinction award by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International at the association’s northeast regional conference. Opened last September, the school's 187,000-square-foot campus is designed to support a variety of learning styles while fostering essential career skills including collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving.

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EMC Center of Excellence Achieves LEED Gold

May 8, 2013

SMMA's design for the EMC Durham Center of Excellence data center, Phases I and II, in Durham, NC has received LEED Commercial Interiors Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council. SMMA’s concept and design of the facility achieves multiple advantages for the owner, including qualifying for $660,000 in power company rebates and reduction of EMC’s overall carbon footprint by 100 million pounds of CO₂. The building also represents the most ambitious completed data center in SMMA’s Technology Studio portfolio.

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Quincy High School Named Green Ribbon School

May 2, 2013

Quincy High School, designed by SMMA, is one of 64 schools, and only four in Massachusetts, honored by the U.S. Department of Education with the Green Ribbon School Award. Quincy High School was honored as one of the schools that, according to the USDE, have made “exemplary efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education.”

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