•Conservation, land preservation, land use planning and government at the local, county, state and federal levels.
•Guidance for farmland and open space preservation processes.
•Watershed, river and lake basin and coastal zone management planning.
•Contaminated sites cleanup studies and brownfield redevelopment planning.
•Environmental impact assessments and environmental action/management plans.
•Acquisition and redevelopment assistance; grant research and ongoing monitoring; liaison and advocacy services related to the overall project development at the local, state and national levels.
•On-going support and information regarding the energy marketplace, and regulatory and financial incentive structure within local, state and federal governments.
Greener by Design conducts project assessments to determine which green building and sustainable infrastructure elements make sense to incorporate. GbD provides cost estimates and guidance for LEED and other green building certification programs and helps identify funding sources to help offset any additional up-front costs.