Tag: durability

Q Lofts: Small things make a huge difference for LEED Platinum status

February 21, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

An entry mat impacts LEED Platinum status? Really? Every aspect of Q Lofts’ design minimizes environmental impact. Building materials and techniques were chosen with a close eye to environmental impact on long-term durability. While many are familiar with the ‘big ticket’ items — ICF (insulated concrete form system exterior walls), triple-glazed windows, heat pumps and […]

Building a green Q Lofts: Meet Ian Spence, Construction Manager

March 27, 2016 by Catheryn Hodgson

Ian Spence, Q Loft’s Construction Manager and owner of Spence Consulting (@SpenceConsult), has been a part of Q Lofts right from the planning stages, and says that this project has been very different than others he has worked on. “This was my first experience managing a project for Polycorp, and though I’ve completed larger projects, […]