With over 80 LEED Certified projects to date and 200 LEED projects in process, The Spinnaker Group has extensive knowledge and experience in the application of the USGBC LEED Rating Systems. TSG can assist you in maximizing your credits in the areas of Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources , Indoor Environmental Quality and Innovation and Design
By facilitating Integrated Design practices, The Spinnaker Group strives to help you achieve your Green Building goals with little or no cost increase over standard construction.
LEED certified buildings and neighborhoods typically
- Improve Productivity
- Lower Energy Costs
- Increase lease rates and leasing velocity
- Increase in market value
A systematic process of ensuring that all building systems perform interactively according to the contract documents, the owner’s objectives and operational needs. This is achieved ideally by developing and documenting Owner’s Project Requirements beginning in the pre-design phase; continuing through design, with reviews of design and contract documents; and continuing through construction and the warranty period with actual verification through review, testing and documentation of performance.
The Spinnaker Group can provide both Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning to meet the LEED requirements
The Spinnaker Group can complete energy modeling for your project starting as early as the design development phase in order to help drive design decisions which lead to more efficient buildings. The Spinnaker team includes ASHRAE Building Energy Modeling Professionals demonstrating our knowledge with industry accepted Energy Modeling programs.
The Spinnaker Group can provide testing for LEED compliance of EQ Credit 3.2 including:
- Total Particulate
The following services are available individually or as part of the total engagement:
- LEED Certification/Registration
- Design Charrette Facilitation
- Green Material Sourcing
- Integrated Design Process Management
- Energy Modeling
- Life Cycle Cost Analysis
- Daylight Modeling
- LEED Construction Documentation
The Spinnaker Group can provide sustainable design and LEED related training specifically tailored to meet the needs of your organization. We have trained Developers, Architectural and Engineering firms and Contractors. Our USGBC Licensed LEED Faculty can provide an overview of LEED or a workshop to assist in becoming a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) or maintaining your LEED Accreditation through continuing education .