Rating Systems (LEED, Envision & More)

  • What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    Protecting infrastructure from climate change and creating stronger communities with a multi-step process

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  • Why the Envision Rating System changed my infrastructure design perspective

    Why the Envision Rating System changed my infrastructure design perspective

    How one project changed the way a water and wastewater engineer thinks about design

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  • How LEED® V4 brings the entire design team together to create responsible solutions

    How LEED® V4 brings the entire design team together to create responsible solutions

    Fully integrating the project team from start to finish ensured everyone supported responsible design

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  • Will Fitwel "fit well" in the building industry?

    Will Fitwel "fit well" in the building industry?

    Healthy building standard seeks to fill attainable, affordable niche

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  • The emergence of health-focused rating systems

    The emergence of health-focused rating systems

    WELL and Fitwel meet growing demand for healthy workplaces

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  • Our new global headquarters: A towering achievement

    Our new global headquarters: A towering achievement

    Reflecting on the history and evolution of skyscrapers as we prepare to move into the new Stantec Tower

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  • Published: Jamaica adds 7.2 MW in first hydropower expansion in 30 years

    Published: Jamaica adds 7.2 MW in first hydropower expansion in 30 years

    Featured in Hydro Review (June 2017) this 7.2-MW expansion of the 6-MW Maggotty Falls hydropower was the first new hydro facility implemented in Jamaica in the past 30 years

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  • The heart of office: The kitchen’s crucial role in workplace wellness and productivity

    The heart of office: The kitchen’s crucial role in workplace wellness and productivity

    How designing space for mindful eating can create lasting benefits for office culture and creativity

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  • [With Video] Living WELL: Designing a new home for hundreds with health at the heart

    [With Video] Living WELL: Designing a new home for hundreds with health at the heart

    What does wellbeing look like in a multifamily resident project? Denver’s Lakehouse provides the answers

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  • Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Incorporating traditional knowledge into an engineering framework to strengthen infrastructure and guard against climate change effects

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  • Road kill: the creative destruction of an urban expressway reclaims a city’s soul

    Road kill: the creative destruction of an urban expressway reclaims a city’s soul

    Filling Rochester’s sunken Inner Loop rights a 50-year-old transportation plan gone wrong

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    The library becomes a hub for campus fellowship

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  • Sustainability goes beyond zero carbon—it’s about creating greater wellness for tenants

    Sustainability goes beyond zero carbon—it’s about creating greater wellness for tenants

    Evolv1 is a living example of designing spaces that benefit our minds, our bodies, and our planet

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  • Hard Hats with Heart: Giving with the community’s health in mind

    Hard Hats with Heart: Giving with the community’s health in mind

    Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Americans, and construction industry workers have a higher risk; it’s time to help lower risk factors

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  • The 10 sustainability trends that forward-thinking organizations have on their mind

    The 10 sustainability trends that forward-thinking organizations have on their mind

    The future office strives to be better, focus more on the people who inhabit it, and contribute to the success of the company

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  • Planning for 100: Looking beyond the horizon of zero-net-energy buildings

    Planning for 100: Looking beyond the horizon of zero-net-energy buildings

    Imagine a future where buildings and infrastructure are 100 percent utilized and 100 percent responsive

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Making happy cities

    From the Design Quarterly: Making happy cities

    How a passion for storytelling and the environment led a former journalist to a design career and ethos that’s beyond sustainability

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  • Practicing what we preach: Championing sustainability and wellness across Stantec

    Practicing what we preach: Championing sustainability and wellness across Stantec

    Places, people, and clients: Three reasons Stantec is now a Fitwel Champion

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  • The Chicago Google office is one of the greenest workplaces

    The Chicago Google office is one of the greenest workplaces

    Read Donald Dorsch's comments in gb&d magazine

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  • Designing and simulating for daylight

    Designing and simulating for daylight

    Read Marc Trudeau's article in Construction Canada Magazine.

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