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Envision Sustainability

Envision Sustainability is an outline that consists of 64 sustainability and resilience indicators called credits. These credits are organized around five categories: Quality of Life, Leadership, Resource Allocation, Natural World, and Climate and Resilience. Collectively the five categories report areas of human wellbeing, mobility, community development, collaboration, planning, economy, materials, energy, water, sitting, conservation, ecology, emissions, and resilience. As a whole, this represents the foundation of what constitutes sustainability in infrastructure. design and process that goes into drafting a residential structure. At Beryl Project Engineering we have experienced and licensed engineers and drafters with years of experience in residential structural design.

Purpose of Envision for Sustainability

  • A holistic sustainability rating system for Civil Infrastructure.

  • Educational tool with a self-assessment to compare alternatives.

  • Guide for making more informed decisions about sustainability.

  • Framework of criteria and performance objectives during planning, design, construction, and operation.

  • Optional third-party verification and award for recognizing project achievement in 90 Days.

Types of Coverage

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Energy Sector

Geothermal, Hydroelectric, Nuclear, Coal, Natural Gas, Oil/Refinery, Wind, Solar, Biomass

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Water Sector

Water Distribution, Capture/Storage, Water Reuse, Stormwater, Management, Flood Control, Wastewater

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Waste

Solid waste, Recycling, Hazardous Waste, Collection & Transfer

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Transportation

Airports, Roads, Highways, Bikes, Pedestrians, Railways, Public Transit, Ports & Waterways

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Landscape

Public Realm, Parks, Ecosystem Services

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Information

Telecommunications, Internet, Phones, Satellites, Data Centers, Sensors

Sustainability Through Envision At Higher Levels

Level 5 – Restorative – Restore Resources, Ecological, Social Systems

Level 4 – Conserving – Zero Negative Impacts

Level 3 – Superior – Remarkable Performance

Level 2 – Enhancing – On the Right Track

Level 1 – Improving – Encouraging

Level 0 – Conventional – State of Practice

Envision’s Five Sustainability Credit Categories

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