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Passive House standards by SMMA's Anthony Iacovino.

Passive [Aggressive] House

Passive House (PH) is a building standard that enhances energy efficiency, thereby reducing our ecological footprint...

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WELL AP standards in the workplace at SMMA.

Prioritizing Wellness in the Workplace

It’s a known fact that full-time employees often exceed the standardized 40 hours of work time in the office. When...

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Re-examining Glass Building Design: Exploring the Myths of Achieved Energy Savings

Re-examining Glass Building Design: Exploring the Myths of Achieved Energy Savings

To aid Boston in reaching its sustainability goals, SMMA's Sustainability Group wants to turn their sights towards...

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Better Data, Smarter Programming

With the advent of the Internet of Things, the catch-all phrase for the interconnection of our devices via the...

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The Benefits of Airflow Studies

For every project, both architectural and engineering, efficiency is a top priority. For data center clients,...

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Materials from School Design

Resources for Materials Transparency

In recent years, a new concept of what it means to define a building product as “sustainable” has taken hold. Focus...

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