Author Archives: Sonja Bochart

About Sonja Bochart

Sonja Bochart, IIDA, LEED AP, NCIDQ, is a senior interior designer and associate specializing in sustainable interior design practices in the Phoenix office of SmithGroup, She can be reached at

The True Benefits Of Building And Maintaining A Green Office

Building And Maintaining A Green Office - AZ Business Magazine June 2010

When it comes to the design and operation of your office space, going green can actually green your bottom line. Consider the current findings: According to a 2008 study by the General Services Administration, commercial green buildings on average consume 26 percent less energy, can reduce overall operating cost by more than 10 percent and… Read More →