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Sustainable Services

Location: Various

Client: Various

Project Scope:

  • 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

Project Description:

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.