Abundance: The Paladino Blog

Paladino and Company is a sustainability consulting firm that works with organizations seeking to make a difference through their buildings and people. Abundance, written by our team of architects, engineers, building scientists, commissioning agents and business analysts, reflects our rigorous business and building technical analysis centered on the concept of abundance as a driving force for change.  Our consultants offer insights, expertise and vision on sustainability and how to realize its business value. For more, visit http://www.paladinoandco.com/blog/.

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Architects | Paladino and Company | September 19, 2018
There are two shifts that we are seeing in parking lot planning and design – and these...
Green | Paladino and Company | August 16, 2018
When there’s only so much real estate available in urban centers for parks, how’s a...
Retail Centers | Paladino and Company | June 05, 2018
Old malls have three weak links in their value chain. Each weak link affects the mall’s...
Green | Paladino and Company | March 21, 2018
The largest number of changes in v4.1 affect materials.
Architects | Paladino and Company | March 14, 2018
With the environmental movement, sustainability became a marker of innovation in design...
Lighting | Paladino and Company | February 19, 2018
In the real estate industry, understanding how our buildings are used is critical to...
Paladino and Company | January 23, 2018
Paladino surveyed its team of architects, engineers, and building scientists, and here...
Green | Paladino and Company | January 15, 2018
The DOE Better Buildings Initiative has made a bold statement calling 2018 the “Year of...
Multifamily Housing | Paladino and Company | January 05, 2018
The demand for rental housing has been on a steady climb since 2004.
Multifamily Housing | Paladino and Company | October 30, 2017
What's the right set of "lungs" for your building?
A closeup of markers lined up on a surface
Green | Paladino and Company | October 02, 2017
After performing retro-commissioning and energy audits for more than five million square...
M/E/P Systems | Paladino and Company | July 12, 2017
Maintenance and engineering managers need to monitor the condition of their equipment and...
Architects | Paladino and Company | June 22, 2017
Commissioning is where the rubber meets the road in terms of building design.
Paladino and Company | May 18, 2017
If you want LEED EB O&M to do more for your building, then consider these four...

Key West, Florida under water

Paladino and Company | March 08, 2017
Extreme weather heavily impacts our infrastructure and real property, creating unique...
Transit Facilities | Paladino and Company | January 31, 2017
In 2014, Americans spent an average of 42 hours per year sitting in traffic jams.

“The Park” at the Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh

Green | January 17, 2017
We need nature in our everyday lives – which is why it’s so important to bring nature...

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Sustainability | July 12, 2016
Healthier and happier employees benefit a company’s bottom line. Paladino senior project...
5 ways rapid tech growth can drive sustainability leadership in Seattle

Rendering of the new Expedia campus bike trails, courtesy of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (via Paladino).

Sustainability | April 20, 2016
Paladino's Nash Emrich writes that Seattle can keep its edge in sustainability by...
Hospitality sustainability measurement tool will be an industry game-changer

Hyatt Centric South Beach. Photo: Phillip Pessar/Creative Commons.

Sustainability | December 23, 2015
The Hotel Sustainability Measurement Tool will allow hoteliers to compare energy and...
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