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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THE OFFICE RENAISSANCE, Does The “Cool Factor” Pay Off?

“Creating places where employees choose to work – not because they have to, but because they want to …. We believe that an “office renaissance” is occurring” – One Workplace/Steelcase. […]

ZNE building solar panels

Let there be light; ZNE gets its solar on

Currently in its third trimester before occupied, independent life, the Zero Net Energy (ZNE), speculative office building at 415 N Mathilda in Sunnyvale, is now completely fitted with its self-sustaining […]

garage doors in office building

Garage Doors Are Now An Office “Amenity?”

 Right in line with currently trending “Indoor-Outdoor” healthy work environments, developer (M West) has installed two 19-foot long decorative garage doors onto a speculative office building now under renovation in […]

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

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 […]

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.