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Sustainability

Previously associated with additional costs, sustainability can now be a cost savings mechanism for both short-term and long-term construction, operations, and maintenance aspects.

Building better, together.

Sustainability in civil engineering has evolved tremendously over the last several years from an add-on feature primarily in building focused projects to the inclusion of integrated elements in nearly every type of project. Previously associated with additional costs, sustainability can now be a cost savings mechanism for both short-term and long-term construction, operations, and maintenance aspects.

RK&K prides itself on embracing sustainability in projects. One way we do this is by aiding our clients in submitting for third-party verification with a rating system such as LEED, SITES, Envision, GreenRoads, and WEDG. In addition to completing rating system application materials, we can provide sustainable integration into plan sets from the on-set of a project and review projects from a sustainability perspective to determine if additional practices can be implemented.

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RK&K Sustainability Review

RK&K understands that not every project can be third-party verified due to limitations within rating systems or funding sources. Knowing that clients still have a desire to produce sustainable projects, RK&K offers a sustainable review of plans to determine if the project is minimizing environmental impacts, providing cost-effective alternatives, and meeting the needs of the end user. Through the use of a comprehensive checklist detailing common sustainable benchmarks, the team can aid in identifying ways to save the project time and money, and ensure it’s long-lasting.

Is Verification Required: Does not provide third-party verification

Verification Fee: $3,500-$25,000+ (pending size and complexity of project; does not include design and documentation costs)

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