CBG's preconstruction services, green specification development, LEED® documentation, and knowledge of environmentally preferred materials and techniques provide clients with the expertise to create a quality project that minimizes the impact of modern development on the Earth's natural resources.
Sustainability ReviewWith an emphasis on early and open collaboration with the owner and all major project partners, CBG will identify sustainable design opportunities and make recommendations that consider environmental impact, cost effectiveness, and market factors. In addition, through our team of related companies, we can draw upon the expertise of CEG Solutions, a Department of Energy-qualified ESCO that delivers comprehensive solutions before or after construction to improve energy and water efficiency, enhance energy security, protect the environment, and save money.
Green BuildingCBG Building Company is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and, with dozens of LEED® Accredited Professionals, is among only a handful of contractors whose team brings significant experience in the construction of LEED certified buildings, including the first ever LEED certified multifamily apartment building, and the military's first LEED Platinum new construction project. CBG's experience provides tremendous value to owners seeking to obtain LEED certification, or simply to create a greener project. Leveraging a full range of capabilities, CBG will identify all potential LEED points during the preconstruction phase, providing the client with a clear of any costs associated with sustainability. Throughout each project CBG Building Company will manage the LEED certification process by facilitating open communication, maintaining the project's LEED scorecard, and working with all involved subcontractors and partners.
Low-Impact DesignThe CBG team boasts extensive experience mitigating environmentally challenging sites, leveraging low-impact construction techniques, and incorporating the best sustainable practices and technologies. Our team's sustainable building practices led to an eco-friendly cooling tower and Gold SPiRiT-certified homes at our Fort Irwin project, which included environmentally-conscious design features such as solar-operated fans and increased insulation.
CBG leverages sustainable building techniques across all aspects of construction. Various sustainable project features on CBG projects include but are not limited to: ENERGY STAR® appliances and roofing, low VOC paints, geothermal heating and cooling systems, low-flow toilets and faucets, low E windows, pedestrian-friendly streetscapes, and drought-resistant landscaping. The CBG team has garnered numerous awards for its sustainable practices to date.
Recycling EffortsCBG commits itself to recycling efforts at each of its projects. As a result of these initiatives, the City of San Diego recognized our team with its Recycler of the Year Award for the reuse of 200,000 tons of construction materials at two local military projects.
CBG's Green Stats at a Glance