WHERE SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY MERGE
Sustainability is at the core of Environ’s ethos, it informs each and every design decision including those we chose to partner with in order to bring your project into reality. Principle Alan Burks, is Leed accredited and overseas the introduction of new and innovative sustainable building practices. We have been a Certified Green Business through the Long Beach Office of Sustainability since 2019. Environ is an active member of the Long Beach Sustainable Business Network, of which our Chief Operating Officer, Aimee Mandala, is Co-Chair. It is important to Environ that we not only meet but exceed the standard set by the California Green Building Code requirements. The Environ team attend seminars and classes to maintain continued education whilst staying up to date with the latest sustainable technology. Such technology allows Environ to help preserve the environment, heighten work productivity, increase the wellness of those who inhabit the spaces and provide cost savings to our clients whilst maintaining our clients desired aesthetic.
We work closely with each supplier to ensure we are educated on the manufacturing impacts, and the effect each material will have on the environment and it’s inhabitants. We work with manufacturers to stay informed, the Environ team is constantly reviewing embodied C02 and transport related C02 emissions. In order to reduce transport related C02, Environ sources local and American made materials and goods which reduces each project’s individual environmental impact. Materials are purposely chosen for the proposed lifespan of the structure, renewable and recyclable products are utilized to avoid material waste for transitional or TI projects.