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Post-Occupancy Evaluation: Learning from the Past

By verifying predictions with real performance metrics, designs can be iterated and improved upon until a better...

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SMMA AIA 2030 Energy Commitment

AIA 2030: Making a Commitment to the Future

The building industry accounts for somewhere between 40% and 50% of total energy consumption in the U.S. In 2013,...

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Sustainability in Schools

With the diverse demands and complexity on K-12 projects, experience is a key component of successful project...

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Leveraging Data to Assess Performance

SMMA was selected to be a technical and process consultant for the Building Asset Rating (BAR) pilot program in...

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LEED v4: Upgrading to the Latest Version

Beginning in June 2014, the MSCBA began requiring new school projects to adopt LEED version 4 (LEED v4) as one of...

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