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September 12, 2016, by Jim Messner

What exactly is Energy Star?

Energy Star.  That little blue logo you may recall seeing on your dishwasher, refrigerator, or water heater.  What is it and why does it appear everywhere? Energy Star is a certification system that was originally born from collaboration between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DoE).  Energy Star was launched in 1992 […]

December 18, 2015, by Amy Cattrell

2015: SHP’s Year in Review

As we count down to the holidays and the last few days of 2015, we wanted to share some happenings throughout the past year here at SHP we wanted to celebrate.  Here’s to 2016!

May 12, 2015, by Steve Tossey

Indoor Air Quality and Missing School

“80% of success is showing up” – Woody Allen There are many variants on the theme quoted above, but they all allude to the same thing:  a person can’t progress if they are not there.  Every year, millions of days of school attendance are lost for a host of reasons.  In a study in North […]

March 19, 2015, by Jim Messner

Achieving Energy Efficiency at the Fitton Center

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts, through its theater, galleries, community space, and art classes for both kids and adults, is a centerpiece of the Hamilton, Ohio community. Recently, the Fitton Center underwent a significant expansion of its black box theater.  In addition, approximately 20% of the project’s $3 million budget was dedicated to improving […]

October 21, 2014, by Jeff Parker

Designing for Energy Efficiency

Achieving peak energy efficiency in building design rarely involves just one single “Silver Bullet.” Rather, it requires a number of interrelated strategies that together take full advantage of every opportunity to conserve energy. Featured recently in School Planning & Management magazine as a model of design for sustainability, the combined Coy Middle School/Trebein Elementary campus SHP […]

October 7, 2014, by Jim Messner

Innovative, Energy Efficient Systems Are A Smart Investment

How does a new school campus earn the largest energy rebate in the history of a major public utility? By adopting an integrated design approach along with an up-front commitment to invest in advanced energy-efficient systems that would pay off in the long term. When SHP was charged with designing a combined Coy Middle School/Trebein […]

July 31, 2014, by Kyle Hughes

Why Geothermal?

Many clients hear about geothermal heating and cooling solutions and wonder if it is merely a buzzword in today’s ‘green’ environment. From all of my experience though, geothermal is absolutely a cost effective means of heating and cooling that will most likely pay for itself over time. One thing to understand first is the upfront […]

January 22, 2014, by Amy Cattrell

Career Opportunities

SHP is currently looking for four great additions to our team with positions both in our Cincinnati and Columbus offices! To learn more, visit: http://www.shp.com/about/careers/

November 26, 2013, by DuWayne Baird

My Greenbuild 2013 Experience

Back in September I was chosen to be one of the fortunate group of people to be selected for the Greenbuild 2013 Scholarship, granted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).  This scholarship allowed winners to travel and attend the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held in Philadelphia, PA last week. For a variety of […]

November 25, 2013, by Amy Cattrell

SHP Attends Dedication and Celebration of Dayton Regional STEM School

On Thursday, November 21st, 2013, the Dayton Regional STEM School hosted a new building dedication ceremony in conjunction with a 5-year anniversary of the school’s opening.  The public school, located in Kettering, Ohio, serves grades 6-12 with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  While the Dayton Regional STEM School is one of 12 […]