Sustainable Building Involves Creative Thinking by Contractors, Earthmovers, and Tradespeople

contruction waste management


on-site recycling

use of wood chip debris to prevent erosion


habitat protection during construction

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood is now locally available.

recycled content materials

permeable paving

Sustainable Design Involves Creative Thinking by Designers, Engineers, Specification Writers, and Interiors Designers


daylighting grand workspaces with windows ....



Dual-flush toilets reduce water usage.


photovoltaics one way to produce energy

and with solar tubes



Green roofs conserve energy, improve storm water quality, and reduce heat island effect.




Ground-source heat pumps may be an option.

MER     Elizabeth McPherson     825 Simerly Creek Rd., Hampton, TN 37658     423.213.9049     emcpherson@mer-inc.com