Build Zero Consulting specializes in sustainability and energy efficiency consulting services for all types of buildings including commercial, institutional and residential. We are supporting our clients during all project phases, from Programming and Predesign, Schematic Design and Design Development, Construction as well as Occupancy. We follow an integrative process consisting of a comprehensive approach to the design, construction, and operation of building systems and equipment in an early design stage. This encourages a holistic aproach to maximize building performance, human comfort, and environmental benefits.
In this process, we concisely evaluate project goals, conduct research and collect data, analyze and share data with the team, process feedback and refine the data if needed.
Building Science Consulting
Building simulation provides assurance to make the right decisions.
We specialize in energy modeling for high performance buildings using multiple software packages including Wufi Passive, DesignBuilder, Therm among others. We have a deep understanding for the implications of the building envelope assemblies and details on the whole building energy efficiency. We compare the best-in-class product solutions and educate our clients on why and where to use them.
Depending on project requirements, we can assist with:
WHOLE BUILDING SIMULATION
RENEWABLE ENERGY SIZING
Green Building Consulting & Certification
The Highest Performance Standard
We are committed to high performance buildings and our Certified Passive House , LEED and Energy Consultants provide services for architects, building owners, developers, and homeowners seeking exceptional energy performance - with the option of targeting certification. We include building envelope and mechanical systems recommendations to best accommodate project goals like comfort, durability, indoor air quality, cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, and carbon footprint reduction. Depending on project requirements, we can assist with:
PASSIVE HOUSE ENERGY MODELING
PASSIVE HOUSE PRE-CERTIFICATION + CERTIFICATION FACILITATION (OPTIONAL)
ENERGY STAR CONSULTING
Building Material Consultancy
We evaluate and compare the best-in-class product solutions suitable for the project location and support owners, developers or architects in the decision process on why and where to use them.
Building Life Cycle Assessment
We will assess the environmental impacts associated with stages of a product's life from raw material extraction through materials processing, manufacture, distribution, and use.