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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Latest News

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Sustainable Watershed Block

A New Kind Of Concrete Thinking

How much do you know about the new technologies being developed to reduce your carbon footprint when it comes to the use of concrete? Are you aware of the creative […]

Avalon Bay Tenant Improvement

Small Office Spaces Now Maximize Every Inch Beautifully

As is commonplace in Northern California these days, gorgeous new collaborative office spaces are springing up from formerly drab quarters daily all over Silicon Valley and San Francisco. The Architects […]

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435 Indio Way: Elegance and Simplicity in a Zero Net Energy Office Building

The landmark Zero Net Energy (ZNE) office building at 435 Indio Way, Sunnyvale, CA has been recognized again. This time the stunning remodel received the award for best Sustainable Built […]

415 mathilda concrete reuse

Zero Net Project’s Reuse of Concrete

This Zero Net Energy office building’s project team is implementing yet another creative reuse of materials, utilizing the concrete slabs removed to open windows, into industrial-style benches for outdoor seating, […]

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Historic San Francisco Hamm’s Brewery Gets Reused

Owner, TMG Partners’ vision for retaining the industrial feel of San Francisco’s historic Hamm’s Brewery Building and restoring some of its’ real character, underscores the trend in construction for reuse, […]

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.