Sustainable and Historic Building Projects

We believe that good design is holistic and can be sustainable from top to bottom. We offer numerous services to cater to new, existing, and historic structures.

  • LEED
  • Energy Star
  • Green Globes
  • Passive House
  • National Green Building Standards (NGBS)
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Think Historic Can’t Be Sustainable?
Think Again!

Incorporating historic preservation and LEED Certification into the design process can be cumbersome when trying to coordinate multiple consultants.

Fortunately, our staff contains architects, preservationists, and LEED APs who are able to navigate the process to get your project completed quickly and efficiently.

Encore Sustainable Design Venn Diagram

Improving Building Efficiency and

Green and sustainable energy options

LEED Certification

Building upgrades and benchmarking

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Resources & News


Projects with Purpose: CASA de Maryland’s Capstone Contribution to the Revitalization of Library Square

The History of the Belnord Theatre In 1921, the historic Belnord Theatre opened in what is now the National Register ...
The Lantern - Exterior

Historic Renovation Month – The Lantern

In celebration of Renovation month, the team at Encore Sustainable Architects will be sharing their favorite non-Encore renovations to spotlight. ...

Green Rating Systems

There are numerous green rating systems available for building projects to pursue. Each rating system is slightly different and varies ...

Sustainability Affiliations & Partnerships