17 0730 SDC-001July 31, 2017 

The International Living Future Institute launched JUST as a social justice transparency platform in 2013 to provide socially just and equitable organizations with voluntary disclosure tool, resulting in a two-year certification and ‘nutrition’ label.  SDC recently attained JUST certification to both disclose and optimize its policies that improve social equity and enhance employee engagement.  The LEED Rating System also recognizes JUST certification as a means to helping earn a pilot credit for Social Equity Within the Project Team.

SAMEinsigniaMay 1, 2017

In order to focus on the sustainability and energy aspects of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Mid-Maryland Post‘s mission, Susan Piguet has now assumed the newly created role of Energy & Sustainability Director, through which she will be the Post liaison for the SAME’s National Energy & Sustainability Committee.

UDC squareMarch 16, 2017

The University of the District of Columbia’s new Student Center has now attained LEED-NC Platinum-level certification! The new 96,000 sf building houses numerous amenities for UDC’s 5,000+ students. SDC provided LEED Advisory Services to Forrester Construction and its joint venture partner, Parkinson Construction.  Read about it here.

Picture4February 23, 2017

600 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC is now LEED-CS Platinum-level certified! This 400,000 sf speculative office building, designed by CORE, features a daylit atrium and rooftop garden.  SDC had provided LEED process management services for this project since 2008.  Read more about the project’s sustainable strategies.