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New Teams, New Tools: SIG Introduces Blue Ocean Sustainability and TrueCarbon

By Danielle Wilmot, EIT, WELL AP, LEED Green Associate Manager of Implementation Blue Ocean Sustainability In late August 2020 – firmly in the grips of the COVID-19 lockdown and feeling a little restless – I was more than halfway through my Zoom call with Kristina Bach, VP of Innovation at Sustainable Investment Group, before I […]
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Earth Day 2021: Restore our Earth

By Chloe Kiernicki Engineering Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Earth Day is on the horizon! Keep your calendar marked for April 22 and be on the lookout for remote educational opportunities and socially distanced volunteer experiences in the weeks leading up to the international day of action, as well as a global climate summit on […]
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Cal Guerxo, a Living Building in Spain

By Chloe Kiernicki Engineering Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) In February, GBES, SIG’s training partner, hosted Emmanuel Pauwels to discuss regenerative design at Cal Guerxo, a Living Building outside of Barcelona. Emmanuel is the founder of Green Living Projects, a green building consulting firm and education company in Spain. He started primarily working with LEED […]
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AI and Sustainability

By Farid Nat Engineering Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Edited by Ariana Nieves From I, Robot to Blade Runner, the concept of the use of Artificial Intelligence has long been at the forefront of American pop culture, with the AI typically having some nefarious intent. However, AI is not all doom and gloom as Hollywood […]
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Circular Fashion Instead of Fast Fashion

By Libby Dunne Sustainability Consultant LEED Green Associate, Fitwel Ambassador Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) We have all done it. You see an ad online for a t-shirt with a fun catch phrase or an image of your favorite animal. The shipping only takes 2 days, and best of all, it’s only $10! So, without knowing […]
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Geothermal Heat Pumps

By Devin Takekawa Engineering Analyst Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) The world as we know it, has relied on the Earth’s fossil fuels for our main source of energy. As the years pass by, we have released significant amounts of carbon emissions into the atmosphere which has led to the Earth’s biggest problem, Climate Change. To […]
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Top 10 Engineering Projects for 2020

237 Park Avenue, New York, NY SIG completed an ASHRAE Level II Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning services for 237 Park Avenue to meet the Local Law 87 requirements. Working closely with the entire building engineering team at RXR Realty, SIG developed an efficient testing schedule with a multi-step process to separate seasonal testing of all […]
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Creative Ways We Entertained Others During COVID

At SIG, we collected some of the most creative ways we have entertained our housemates and friends during COVID and then picked three winners, and here are the results. Judges: Dallas Terry (San Francisco office) and Lyndsay Webb (Atlanta office). 1st Place Winner Toddler Helper and Water Table From Jenn Mahon (Minneapolis office) Early on […]
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Favorite Holiday Recipes from SIG

At SIG, we collected some of our favorite holiday recipes to share and then picked three winners, here are the results. Judges: Dallas Terry (San Francisco office) and Lyndsay Webb (Atlanta office). 1st Place Winner Snowflake Pull-Apart Monkey Bread From Kristina Bach (Minneapolis office) Snowflake Pull-Apart Monkey Bread recipe on halfbakedharvest.com         […]
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New Interests and Hobbies during COVID

SIG had an informal contest to see what new hobbies and interests were developed during COVID and here are the results. Judges: Dallas Terry (San Francisco office) and Lyndsay Webb (Atlanta office). 1st Place winner Emma Maltos Atlanta office Here are some pictures of my new hobby during Covid. I started to take foods that […]
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