Building Performance

Rich, productive, and inspiring environments promote human well-being, preserve natural resources, and provide flexibility and resilience for the future.

ZEN facade

Myth Buster

ZEN (Zero-Energy Nanotechnology) Building

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

ZEN is the realization of a long-term vision to convert zero-energy concepts and innovations into cost-effective realities. The building is designed to approach net zero in such a way that it can serve as a demonstration project for building owners and developers.

Energy Decisions
Birch Bayh facade and main entrance

Prove It

B3 Benchmarking confirms our design significantly reduced energy use. The revitalized 540,000 GSF landmark shows a 38% decrease in energy consumption and 28% decrease in carbon emissions since the renovation. 

Resource Efficiency

New Model for Healing

The new Stamford Hospital is the boldest healthcare initiative in Fairfield County's history. Stamford's new building is more than a state-of-the-art facility: it symbolizes their philosophy of patient- and family-centered care. Healing begins as soon as you arrive at the hospital. This is Healing Reimagined, as told by the Stamford leadership team.

Well-Being Community Impact Healthcare Design Research

Texas-sized ROI

Trinity's investment in energy efficiency and sustainability earned a $1.3M rebate from San Antonio's public utility.

Building Performance Energy Decisions
Exterior rendering of dWellbeing

dWellbeing

Student Life

Interactive building features show students how their behaviors impact energy use, inspiring greener lifestyles.

GE 53 night view

Renewable Energy Global Headquarters

General Electric

Workplace

Embodying GE innovation, the reinvention of Building 53 reinvigorates the iconic brand for the 21st century.

North Quadrangle Housing & Academic Complex

North Quadrangle Housing & Academic Complex

University of Michigan

Student Life

The Media Gateway and Space 2435 are changing expectations for living-learning communities.

Latest Publications

EMBR Wave Bracelet

Builder Magazine profiles our new partnership with Embr Labs to test the Embr Wave "personal thermostat".

US Embassy Oslo

Numerous international guests officially opened The New Embassy Compound in Oslo, Norway with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony

US Embassy, Oslo

The balance of creating beautiful and innovative embassies that also exceed stringent safety, efficiency, and accessibility requirements is explored in the recent CNN article, “Diplomatic Design: New U.S. Embassies Make an Architectural Statement.” The EYP-designed embassy in Oslo, Norway, is one of only five global facilities selected to demonstrate successfully meeting this challenge.

Building Performance publications

The new Agricultural Engineering Building marks an important step forward for our program by providing the 21st-century facilities our faculty and students need to solve society's most pressing problems.

Paul Heinemann Professor & Chair, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Penn State