SDG is committed to sustainable design practices, including LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) design principles as demanded by many clients today in the development of high-performance, sustainable buildings. In addition, two of SDG’s Principals have earned the LEED Accredited Professional certification which recognizes competence in, and further demonstrates the firm’s commitment to Sustainable Design.
We have designed several projects that have utilized the LEED concept, including:
- Johnston Memorial Replacement Hospital, Abingdon, VA (earned Gold LEED certification shortly after opening)
- Smyth County Community Hospital, Marion, VA (achieved LEED Silver certification)
- Alliance Medical Center and Pearland Medical Center, Ft. Worth and Pearland, TX (both designed for LEED Silver certification)
- Vanderbilt University Engineering and Science Building, Nashville, TN (LEED Gold-Targeted)
- Western Kentucky University’s Ransdell College of Education, Bowling Green, KY (awarded LEED Gold. Only the third LEED Gold facility to be built by a public university in Kentucky)
- Middle Tennessee State University Science Building, Murfreesboro, TN (LEED Silver-level certification – the 254th LEED-certified project in Tennessee and the largest core-learning higher-education facility in the state)
- Pinnacle at Jackson Place office development, Jackson, MS (first U.S. Green Council LEED-certified private office building)
Court Annex 2-Court Square Center, Memphis, TN (LEED GOLD certification)
SDG has designed a number of Army facilities with LEED considerations including: a $76 million Barracks Complex at Fort Benning, a $34 million Barracks at Fort Bragg, a $25 million Special Operations Complex at Fort Campbell, and the $49 million Redstone Rotary Wing Hangar and Headquarters Facility in Huntsville, Alabama.