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Environmental Sustainability and Value Engineering Goals

Decreasing Costs
The number one goal must balance first time costs with lifecycle costs and recognize that energy is also a form of currency.

Increasing Profits
Building environments that facilitate work efficiency and invite interaction are profitable.

Improving Quality
Core issue of design such as art in the organization of form, integrity of materials, purity of light and air.

Saving Time
Time savings is as much as energy saver as money saver. Greater profits are a powerful tool for sustainability.

Using Resources Effectively
Buildings are one of the great consumers of energy, creative ideas for efficient material use leads to responsive and responsible design.

Protection of the Environment
Protection of the Environment is recognized as a need greater or equal to others for survival of our species and protection of our society.

Conservation of Resources
Creating environments of long term value enriches the present users and does not burden future generations.