Tag: LEED


LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 2 of 9

Part 2: Alternative Transportation “Reductions in single-occupancy vehicle use directly affect fuel consumption and air and water pollution from vehicle exhaust. On the basis of passenger miles traveled, public transportation is twice as fuel efficient as private vehicles and annually saves 45 million barrels of oil. Another benefit of public transportation is the associated reduction… Read more »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 1 of 9

We have achieved LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors Certification for our office space at 524 S Gay Street! Through a nine part mini-series, we would like to walk you through our strategies for achieving this level of Certification. Part 1: Site Selection “As non-urban development increases, the importance of prudent site selection increases as well.… 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 »

LEED Charrette – Pigeon Forge Fire Hall #2

We are providing LEED consulting services to the City of Pigeon Forge for their new Fire Hall, and are making progress through LEED charrettes. A LEED charrette is typically an afternoon-long meeting, occurring at least twice during the design phases, where design professionals, client and building users, public officials and even community leaders and citizens… Read more »

134th Air Refueling Wing starts construction

In October, the Tennessee Air National Guard broke ground on a new squadron operations building at its McGhee Tyson base, home to the 134th Air Refueling Wing.  Elizabeth Eason Architecture is serving as LEED Consultant on the project. The building will house rooms for flight crew and intelligence briefings, a flight safety office, flight planning… 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 »

Advocacy in Washington, DC

Green, energy efficient, and water efficient buildings represent a large economic and environmental opportunity for Tennessee and our nation. This fall, as a member of US Green Building Council’s East TN Chapter Advocacy Committee, Beth took that message directly to our representatives. In September, she joined other members of Tennessee USGBC and USGBC Chapters from… Read more »

Congratulations!

Elizabeth Eason Architecture’s newest staff member, Matthew Kellogg, recently earned his LEED Green Associate credential.   The LEED Green Associate is the first step in the U.S. Green Building Council and Green Building Certification Institute’s new, multi-faceted credentialing system that ensures that LEED professionals have the latest knowledge and understanding of green building practices. According… Read more »

Gratz home gets LEED Silver certification

A home designed by Elizabeth Eason Architecture was just awarded LEED® for Homes Silver certification by the United States Green Building Council. According to the USGBC, LEED for Homes is a rating system that promotes the design and construction of high-performance green homes. A green home uses less energy, water and natural resources; creates less… Read more »