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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Sunnyvale ZNE office grand opening

Sunnyvale Mayor, Silicon Valley CRE Luminaries at ZNE Grand Opening

On hand to celebrate the “Grand Opening” of this Zero Net Energy office building project, were not only Sunnyvale’s Mayor Jim Griffith, but the California Energy Commission, city planners, top […]

415 Mathilda living wall

Living Wall Gets Planted

The nearly completed, stunning ZNE office building located in Sunnyvale has now planted its artfully designed 600 square foot, 2-story “Living Wall.” As part of the overall green, sustainability and […]

ZNE building

ZNE Mathilda Building Nearly Unveiled

Poised on the threshold of completion, nearly ready to throw open her doors and lift her veil to the world, this breathtaking, unique Zero Net Energy-Zero Carbon Emissions office building is very close to her Grand Opening and celebration.


The Sisters Top It Off

There was singing, clapping and even trumpets playing as Hillhouse Sr. Superintendent James Crady raised the flag and olive branch atop the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose’s new expansion.  The “topping […]


Celebrating At The 2015 Acterra Awards

Celebrating 435 Indio’s award for Sustainable Built Environment last night at the 2015 Acterra Environmental Awards Reception in Mountain View! Along with Hillhouse the team included: RMW Architects, Huettig & […]

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.