Living Building Challenge

Dream realized: CBF earns the Living Building Challenge certification

This May, the Brock Environmental Center was awarded the coveted Living Building Challenge designation from the International Living Future Institute, the world’s most rigorous and ambitious performance standard […]

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NEWS: 2016 Living Future Conference

Tyler Park (Assistant Project Manager) spoke at the 2016 Living Future Conference in Seattle. “How to Set Up Your General Contractor for Success on a LBC Project” was […]

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NEWS: ENR Awards Ceremony, “Best of the Best Green Project”

Our team had a great time at the ENR Awards ceremony in New York, where one of our projects, The Chesapeake Bay Foundation Brock Environmental Center, was awarded […]

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Drone Tour of the Brock Environmental Center

Take a tour through the view of a drone of the completed Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA.

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Earning Certification for the Living Building Challenge

The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is a highly prestigious and sought-after certification that only six buildings in the world have been able to achieve to date. As a […]

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What You Need to Know About Living Building Challenge 3.0

The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is a certification program that redefines the way people view environmental sustainability. The LBC educates people on ways we can transform our current […]

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Site Petal of the Living Building Challenge: What’s Involved?

The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is comprised of seven performance areas, or “Petals”—Materials, Site, Water, Energy, Health, Equity and Beauty—based on 2.0 version. If you are considering targeting […]

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Understanding the Living Building Challenge and Its “Petals”

The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is a certification program that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability—providing a framework for design, construction and the symbiotic relationship between people […]

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Using Salvaged Materials to Meet the Living Building Challenge Materials Petal

If your project is targeting Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification, the Materials Petal is probably one of the most challenging Petals to meet. With a list of Red […]

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Using Natural Ventilation for Sustainable Construction

Natural ventilation is a healthy and cost effective way to save energy and provide fresh air for building occupants. It is defined as using passive strategies to supply […]

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