We have always honored environmental thinking. At Tobin Dougherty Architects, we became proponents of designing in environmentally conscious ways and began incorporating key principles of energy efficient ecological building and material use years before green came into vogue. Our portfolio of passive and active solar homes designs has long pioneered the use of local, natural and recycled building materials.
Our work has a strong record of many innovative green building standards, products and practices that continue to evolve. We continue and have been notably successful in delivering sustainable buildings that earn superior LEED and GreenPoint ratings.
Today, energy efficiency and sustainability must be the integral part of the project design and development, rather than something tacked on to satisfy code requirements. It takes years of hands-on experience to find the right balance between emerging approaches and time-tested best practices in siting, orienting, detailing and equipping homes. Designing and constructing high quality, beautifully comfortable, energy efficient homes – long-lived sustainable designs that also work as an economic value proposition and incorporate proven practices – is an art unto itself.