The Sheward Partnership was selected by GLUCK+ Architecture to provide LEED Advisory Consulting Services for 'Bridge' at the corner of Race and 2nd in Philadelphia, PA. The new construction project shall include first floor retail plus 146 residential apartment units. Shared amenities include green roof terrace, fitness center, co-working lounge and gaming room. To achieve a high level of energy efficiency, the building will utilize an innovative heating and cooling system called variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology. The project anticipates LEED Gold certification under the LEED 2009 for New Construction Rating System.
The Sheward Partnership was commissioned by West Philadelphia Real Estate to provide LEED and Sustainability Consulting Services for the renovation of affordable housing units in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia. The Sheward Partnership provided analysis and project specific sustainability strategies integrating the LEED Rating System with West Philadelphia Real Estate’s progressive approach to sustainable urban housing. Each of the 120 units achieved certification under the LEED for Homes Rating System. Also, the units achieved certification under the ENERGY STAR for Homes Rating System, versions 2 and 3.
The Sheward Partnership was commissioned to provide Sustainability, LEED, and Passive House Consulting Services for the renovation of an historic three story row home in Center City Philadelphia.
The Sheward Partnership was commissioned by The Kendal Corporation to provide LEED and Sustainability Consulting Services for the Kendal at Longwood Expansion Project. All 48 homes in the new development achieved Gold certification under the LEED for Homes Rating System and certification under the ENERGY STAR for Homes v2 Rating System. Tasks include the creation and implementation of green construction and operations policies, assessment of site development strategies, coordination of the integrated design team process, LEED documentation management, and cost benefit analysis of incremental energy efficiency strategies.
The Sheward Partnership performed a study for Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia to assess the affiliate’s sustainable building practices and benchmark their portfolio against the LEED for Homes Rating System. The study examined site selection and development, energy efficient design and product selection, water use reduction strategies, durability measures, materials selection, waste reduction practices, indoor air quality procedures, and homeowner education practices. The Sheward Partnership also assisted Habitat with the development of their newly adopted ‘green’ housing standards and specifications including an incremental plan to build net zero affordable homes in Philadelphia by 2026.