- Bioretention Swales
- Constructed Wetlands
- Context Sensitive Solutions
- Design Measures to Increase Stormwater Quality
- Design of Pervious Pavers for Stormwater Detention
- Erosion Control Measures for Stream Bank Protection
- Land Apllication Systems using treated Effluent Wastewater
- LEED Permitting/Consultation
- Low Impact Design
- Materials Reuse
- Non-Roof Heat Island Calculations
- On Site Detention/Retention
- Protection of Specimen Trees
- Rainwater Harvesting
- Reclaimed Water Reuse
- Water Efficient Landscaping
- Xeriscape Services
Thomas & Hutton believes sustainable development adds to economic vitality while preserving quality of life and protecting the environment. Thomas & Hutton relies on its design experience and knowledge of the Lowcountry to provide innovative designs ranging from rainwater harvesting to constructed wetlands to traffic calming measures.
Thomas & Hutton works on projects seeking Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification under the LEED for New Construction and LEED for Core & Shell guidelines. Projects types include speculative warehouses, offices, prisons, hotels, recreational facilities, and vehicle preparation centers.
As a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Thomas & Hutton employs LEED AP BD+C professionals, some of whom serve on local USGBC Boards. Thomas & Hutton actively participates on the EarthCraft Regional Communities Council which provides technical support for Southface, a non-profit that developed the EarthCraft for Communities program, a standard for sustainable residential development in the region. Thomas & Hutton provided engineering support for an EarthCraft Community.