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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Effective Planning Key to Achieving Zero Net Energy Buildings

There are zero net energy buildings, and then there are signature, SageSpace buildings. SageSpace and Hillhouse Construction Company are teaming up once again to bring high-performance, zero net energy buildings […]

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

Hillhouse is thrilled to announce that our 435 Indio Way project recently won the 2014 Best Reuse/Rehab Project award from the Silicon Valley Business Journal Structures Awards and we’d like […]

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New Website to Share Our Values

Hillhouse Construction has been building healthy work environments since 1987, but our commitment to finding what’s new, cutting edge and sustainable has remained as strong as the day we started. […]


Hillhouse Constructs Greener Future for Emeryville Public Market

Originally constructed in the 1870s, the historic Emeryville Public Market was redeveloped in the 1980s as the region’s first mixed-use center. However, as Emeryville grew up around the property to […]


From Parking to Paradise

What a great feeling, to take away parking lots and put in wonderful outdoor spaces! Our recent Men’s Wearhouse project included some major interior improvements, but perhaps our favorite part […]

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.

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Energy Savings

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

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Recycled Content

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