Category: Sustainability

The Sustainable Standard

As sustainable design and construction expands to meet the increasingly specific needs of institutions, healthcare clients face new choices when they build. An activity long identified with checklist-based submissions leading to certification, sustainable building is now a mainstream best practice, one where building owners, architects and construction teams work together to incorporate environmental responsibility into […]

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  • 2030
  • energy efficiency
  • Green Globes
  • LEED
  • Sustainability
  • v4

From Precast to Pavement

When you think about construction waste, you may think of large dumpsters filled with broken drywall, deconstructed wood, and chunks of concrete. But what happens to that waste when it leaves the project? You may soon be driving on it. Construction is infamously one of the highest waste-producing industries in the world. To reduce environmental […]

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  • concrete
  • precast
  • recycling
  • Sustainability

Building Together: Jackie Mustakas

As the daughter of a custom home builder, Jackie often accompanied her father to his projects. Observing her dad’s ability to craft intricate homes that positively impacted so many people, she knew early on she was interested in a career in construction. In high school, Jackie became interested in environmental conservation, and in college, she […]

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  • Building Together
  • Green Building
  • Sustainability
  • University of Florida
  • Women in Construction
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