San Francisco Architects’ perspective on Mold & your health.

SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTS’ PERSPECTIVE ON MOLD & YOUR HEALTH.

Mold is an ongoing problem in existing buildings and can cause significantly poor indoor air quality affecting the occupants’ health. Mold isn’t always visible and can very well exist in ducts. It comes from outside but grows in areas where… Continue Reading

Energy Efficiency Action items for San Francisco Architects

Energy Efficiency Action Items for San Francisco Architects

Energy Efficiency Action items for San Francisco Architects According to EIA, buildings still consume 77% of all electricity produced in the U.S. and more, globally. The dependency on fossil fuels for production of electricity makes buildings more responsible for greenhouse gas… Continue Reading

A snap shot of Seventh Step Foundation by their Architect

A snap shot of Seventh Step Foundation by their Architect HB+A Architects was hired by Seventh Step Foundation to provide Architectural Services in 2009. The Foundation wanted to develop a new “substance abuse rehabilitation facility” in Alameda County, to service parolees… Continue Reading

Bay Area Architects do you know what TRACI is?

Bay Area Architects do you know what TRACI is We were at a presentation a few months ago where the presenter was eloquently describing the irreversible effects of climate change on the glaciers and some folks in the audience turned the… Continue Reading

VOCs on the Paint Label, a guide for San Francisco Architects

VOC Guide for San Francisco Architects

VOCs on the Paint Label, a guide for San Francisco Architects We encourage folks to judiciously read labels on products just like most seek nutrition content on food labels. Most people are tricked by the marketing claims from product suppliers… Continue Reading