Sustainable Design Strategies with Common Sense

Sustainable Design Strategies with Common Sense

Your strategy is to be efficient and effective at what you do — while also contributing to your community.

Sustainable design applies the same strategy to your physical environment — and your visible image will reflect it.

Burns & McDonnell is committed to offering designs incorporating efficiency, maintainability and value. Our LEED accredited professionals help you take a holistic approach to developing or renovating your facility and your site.

Promoting LEED Design

As members of the U.S. Green Building Council, we promote involvement and understanding of trends and technology while tailoring our designs for facilities suitable for LEED certification. Regardless of whether certification is your goal, Burns & McDonnell will provide designs that incorporate efficiency, maintainability and value, based on evidence that incorporating sustainable design is economical as well as ecological.

  • LEED certifiable designs
  • Performance contracting
  • Energy audits
  • Energy consumption/budget calculations
  • Life cycle cost analysis
  • Energy management control systems
  • Thermal storage
  • Combined heat and power plants
  • Value engineering
  • Design-build


Superior Sustainability for Squadron Operations

Superior Sustainability for Squadron Operations

The new 77,000-square-foot hangar and administrative building for the F-22 beddown program of the Hawaii Air National Guard at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam earned LEED Platinum certification.

What makes it sustainable

Think of It as LEED for Infrastructure

The new Envision™ sustainability rating system from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure focuses on water, power, transportation and industrial projects.

How the Envision system works