sustainable buildingOur vision is to provide integrative sustainable building consulting services for the design of high-performance buildings that have significantly reduced environmental footprints and strive to be living buildings.

Bernheim + Dean is exceptional in that the company provides the complete range of sustainable building design consulting services, from project inception through building occupancy. Our services cover the full range of issues from energy and water efficiency to healthy building environments and resource-efficient products.

We have experience working in different consulting roles:

    • Strategic planning and training

    • Program management

    • Consulting directly with the client’s building design team for new building projects

    • Independent commissioning

    • Post-occupancy studies and evaluation

We harness our in-house expertise and utilize the affiliations of our established network of technical specialists to support our work with clients. We help to create high performance building projects utilizing our in-depth knowledge of emerging and proven sustainable building technologies, systems, and products. The integration of smart technology systems with integrative sustainable building practices is the hallmark of our work.

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, our firm has experience with many types of high performance building design projects, both large and small. These projects include office space, education, civic and transportation. We have developed a special expertise in zero net energy building design, from planning through commissioning. We are also recognized nationally for our leadership and expertise in healthy building environments and building products.

Our senior staff includes a LEED Fellow and maintains current LEED accreditations for Building Design and Construction. As part of the portfolio of services available to our clients, we can include assistance with LEED certification for their projects.