Healthy Buildings

Hillhouse's healthy building approach brings together the most creative ideas and products to create sustainable and invigorating work environments.

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

Creating spaces that circulate air free from harmful emissions to foster the right mindset for innovation and creativity
Daylight Harvesting

Daylight Harvesting

Helping the sun illuminate the workspace, saving on energy, and enhancing people’s sense of connection to the outdoors
Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Designing buildings that reduce power consumption to help lower costs and shift sourcing to more sustainable energy production
Thermal Comfort

Thermal Comfort

Constructing stable, comfortable thermal environments to help employees maintain peak performance every day throughout all four seasons.
Eco Friendly

Eco-Friendly Building Materials

Using sustainable building materials to help preserve the natural environment, reduce waste, and create healthier workplaces
Water & Waste Management

Water & Waste Management

Employing advanced water-saving technologies and water recycling designs to reduce wastewater, lower costs, and protect the environment

Hillhouse Results

Hillhouse has delivered renovation and construction projects across numerous industries for clients with sustainable agendas.

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

Fall has arrived here in San Jose, meaning jackets are now a necessary wardrobe item for those chilly and rainy days. Hillhouse is very proud of our Project Engineer, Jessica, for single handedly putting […]


Life On Easy Street…Literally

That’s right, not only is this building literally located at 117 Easy Street, but life is also easy when it comes to being energy efficient when you are a zero net energy/zero carbon emissions […]

AP+I Design ZNE Mountain View Office

Green Thumbs, Green Office

As AP+I Design’s new office is coming to it’s final stages of construction we joined them in their effort to spruce up their outdoor space. As you step outside, four planter boxes […]

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ZNE – The Proof Is In The Performance

Although many buildings can make claims of energy efficiency, the proof is in the performance statistics, especially when it comes to a Zero Net Energy building. Several progressive companies have […]

Silicon Valley Business Journal Structures Award Best Green Project

ZNE Building Goes For The Green

The Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “Structures Awards” has yet again honored a Hillhouse Construction project with a prestigious award: “Best Green Project of 2015” for its recently completed Zero Net […]

Keeping Track

We are proud to help our clients prioritize sustainable agendas to create healthy buildings that benefit the environment and the community around us. These are the results:

Three Three Percent

Water Savings

Hillhouse projects achieve average domestic and landscape water savings well beyond conventional construction methods.

Nine One Percent

Landfill Diversion

Hillhouse's average recycle rate for each project drastically reduces the amount of building materials that end up in landfills.

Three Seven Percent

Energy Savings

Hillhouse's strategies reduce power consumption in all aspects of building performance to reduce carbon footprints and lower utility bills.

Three Four Percent

Recycled Content

Hillhouse selects materials that have high rates of recycled content for use in its construction projects to protect the environment.