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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earth day 2016

Taking Root In The Tahoe Forest

Happy 46th Earth Day! Does anyone else find it interesting that the two major environmental holidays, Earth Day and Arbor Day, are calendared within a week of one another? It […]

zero net energy building, sunnyvale

ZNE Building Recieves Sustainable Built Environment Award

Announced today: 415 N. Mathilda received the “Sustainable Built Environment” medium project award from Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet organization.  This award is based on two critical factors the building […]


A Clean Look Thanks To DIRTT

The recently completed AP+I Design office was the first time where we have incorporated DIRTT products into a project. Our client was interested in using them because they provide an innovative, sustainable, flexible […]

canstruction SF 2016

Canstruction – People’s Choice Award

Canstruction SF week has officially completed! We are excited to announce that our team’s structure won the “People’s Choice” award! Thank you to all who voted and supported our efforts, […]


Canstruction – We Can Do It!

Our dynamic duo Steve Jackson (Project Manager) and Renee Mosqueda (Project Coordinator) are gearing up to take part in this weekend’s Canstruction competition in San Francisco. Canstruction brings the construction […]

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.