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sustainable Design

BEHLES+BEHLES is committed to the practice of sustainable design, which seeks to reduce negative impacts on the environment, improve the health and comfort of building occupants, and improve overall building performance. Sustainable strategies optimize site potential, protect and conserve water, minimize non-renewable energy consumption, utilize environmentally preferable products, enhance indoor environmental quality, and optimizeoperational and maintenance practices.

BEHLES+BEHLES is experienced in assisting clients obtain third-party verification that a building, home or community was designed and built using sustainable design practices. For clients who seek such verification, our staff of credentialed professionals can lead the design team through the following sustainable design protocols:

LEED Certification Program
Enterprise Green Communities Program
Energy Star Rating System
NAHB Green Building Program
DCEO Energy Grant Program


To find out how our talented staff of design professionals can help you achieve your development and design goals, just go to the CONTACT page by clicking here. Fill out the form and press "SUBMIT". We'll get right back to you.