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

Keep up with the most recent Hillhouse activity on our blog or learn about signature projects in our newsletter.


First ZNE Building in Mountain View – also up for “Best Green Project” Award

For the first time ever, the same trailblazing General Contractor has another project nominated for the exact same award category; Two entirely different super green construction projects (SV Business Journal’s […]

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Nominated for “Best Green Project” by Silicon Valley Business Journal

  Nominated for the “Best Green Project of 2015” by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Hillhouse Construction’s Zero Net Energy-Zero Carbon Emissions project stands in a league of its own. […]


Go to your Happy Place; Work

Skipping happily beyond the boundaries of open cubicles and large rubber balls for seating, this confidential Palo Alto client has taken their office space to yet an even higher level […]

Hillhouse community involvement

Lending A Hand To Our Neighborhood School

Its that time again…back to school! Our team had fun shopping for supplies to donate to our neighborhood school, Bachrodt Charter Academy. Excited to help get students off to a […]

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 […]

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.