Author Archives: Jeff Stanton

About Jeff Stanton

Jeff Stanton, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, is a vice president and sustainable design leader at SmithGroup’s Phoenix office, as well as serves on the USGBC Arizona Central Branch Governing Council.

Carbon as the New Metric for Measuring Building Performance

National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) Science & Technology Facility, SmithGroup, Carbon Measurements
January 1, 2011 by in Green | Real Estate

The design of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) Science & Technology Facility along with on-site generation of renewable energy and purchase of green power has yielded a carbon reduction of 95 percent or 6 lbs/sf/yr. The stakes are high! There is an increased sense of urgency to address the problem of global climate change.… Read More →