City of Cambridge, MA Net Zero Action Plan 5-Yr Update

City of Cambridge, MA Net Zero Action Plan 5-Yr Update

Sorensen Partners is a Net-Zero Planning Facilitator working with DNVGL and the City of Cambridge, MA to design and host an interactive planning process with the City’s appointed Task Force for a 5-year update to the Cambridge Net Zero Action Plan. The Net Zero Action 

Sunburst House – Sustainable Design – White Mountains, NH

Sunburst House – Sustainable Design – White Mountains, NH

Sorensen Partners’ Sunburst House is a 960 square-foot home in the White Mountains used as a primary residence and studio/guest house. The eighty-foot long structure is united under a single stress-skin panel roof and is clad in Corten steel and red cedar planks. A polished 

Sustainability in Affordable Housing Renovation for CSNDC – Boston, MA

Sustainability in Affordable Housing Renovation for CSNDC – Boston, MA

Sorensen Partners is Architect for the $11M rehabilitation of 59 units of affordable housing for CSNDC in Boston, MA, which will begin construction in 2021. The development consists of six masonry buildings at two sites – Waldeck and Orlando – in Dorchester and Mattapan. Following is a 

Simple, Low-cost and Low-tech Reduction of Heating & Cooling Demand – Pond Road Residence, Wellesley College – Wellesley, MA

Simple, Low-cost and Low-tech Reduction of Heating & Cooling Demand – Pond Road Residence, Wellesley College – Wellesley, MA

Working in 2011-2012 with Wellesley College to retrofit the 18th-century Pond Road Residence as an administrative residence and entertaining space, we used the simplest means possible to improve the sustainability of the house: We installed four insulated walls and a door at the top of 

Research – ‘Mixed-mode’ Ventilation in Building Design – Research with UC Berkeley’s Center for the Built Environment – 2005

Research – ‘Mixed-mode’ Ventilation in Building Design – Research with UC Berkeley’s Center for the Built Environment – 2005

Why is it important to use natural ventilation in building design? The added oxygen content keeps occupants more awake. Natural ventilation can carry pleasant smells from outside. And the experience of air movement from the exterior is a reminder of the larger world around us. 

LEED Certification Services – Included with Sorensen Partners Projects

LEED Certification Services – Included with Sorensen Partners Projects

Sorensen Partners is equipped to walk you through the process of designing and certifying a building in conformance with the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED Certification guidelines – and thrilled to support you in this choice. Unlike working with a separate “green building” company