Category: Commercial


The Shelton Group is “Walking the Walk”

With the Shelton Group project finished in the Old City, we wanted to highlight their commitment to a sustainable culture. The Shelton Group describes their commitment on their website under the ‘Walking the Walk’ page. They share what they have done to implement sustainable strategies in both their new space and in the lifestyles of… Read more »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 6 of 9

Part 6: Materials “(Materials and Resources) credits focus on two main issues: the environmental impact of materials brought into the project building, and the minimization of landfill and incinerator disposal for materials that leave the project building.” This includes “selecting sustainable materials, practicing waste reduction, reducing waste at its source, reusing and recycling.” -US Green… Read more »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 5 of 9

Part 5: Green Power “Green electricity products reduce the air pollution impacts of electricity generation by relying on renewable energy sources such as solar, water, wind, biomass and geothermal sources. Although green electricity is not entirely benign, it significantly lessens the negative environmental impacts of power generation. Using renewable energy generated either on-site or off-site… Read more »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 4 of 9

Part 4: Energy Performance and Commissioning “The process of extracting and consuming energy from fossil fuels causes many environmental impacts, including air and water pollution, land degradation, solid waste generation, and greenhouse gas emissions. Data from the US Energy Information Administration show that buildings are responsible for almost half (48%) of all energy consumed and… Read more »

Dutch Valley View Groundbreaking

We broke ground on Dutch Valley View last week! If you haven’t visited our website lately, Dutch Valley View will provide six, three bedroom units for single mothers with young children, and includes a protected play area with views shared by all units. We are also pursuing LEED certification for this project, and are aiming… Read more »

Open House for ETCDC tour

In June, we opened our office for the East TN Community Design Center 500 block tour of lofts and businesses. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Design Center and always lots of fun. Both the second and third floor spaces, designed by Elizabeth Eason Architecture, were open for the evening. Paul and Andrew… Read more »

Air National Guard breaks ground for new LEED facility

The Tennessee Air National Guard hosted a ground breaking ceremony on Sept. 1 to commemorate the start of construction on a new installation for the 241st Engineering Installation Squadron. Elizabeth Eason Architecture is serving as LEED Consultant on the project. The new installation, on the 6500 Block of Bonny Oakes Drive in Chattanooga, will be… Read more »

Under construction

Spring is bringing some exciting changes to Elizabeth Eason Architecture. We hope to be moving into our new office space at 524 S. Gay Street in several weeks. The entire office staff has been involved in the planning of the space, which will be LEED certified. We look forward to sharing information about the products… Read more »