Browning Day Partners with Parks Groups to Re-Design Indy Park

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Browning Day Partners with Parks Groups to Re-Design Indy Park

As we continue to celebrate our 50th year, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf is honored to have the opportunity to give back to our community by leading the design of the Sandorf Park revitalization project. In 2017, Browning Day was selected by the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and IndyParks to re-design Sandorf Park as part of the 2018 National Recreation and Parks Association’s (NRPA) Parks Build Community program; a key component of the 2018 NRPA National Congress, which will bring between 7,000-10,000….

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Five Diagrams Every Design Team Should Know

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Five Diagrams Every Design Team Should Know

Originally published on February 7, 2018 by BNP Media through the Building Enclosure Blog. They might be considered cliché; however, they might also be very true. The following are five diagrams that frequently work their way into slide decks about green building design and construction. You should be familiar with all of these. Let’s unpack each one briefly – going back to primary source material and acknowledging attribution. Read more…

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Tracking Energy Efficiency Improvements in ASHRAE Standard 90.1

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Tracking Energy Efficiency Improvements in ASHRAE Standard 90.1

Originally published on January 17, 2018 by BNP Media through the Building Enclosure Blog. It may be the most well-known standard in the building design and construction industry: ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings, Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings (or more commonly, ASHRAE Standard 90.1). It serves as the basis for many energy codes across the U.S. It is also the energy standard referenced by LEED and other green building certification systems. Every few years, Standard 90.1 is updated by….

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Browning Day Architect Volunteer Designs Two Indy Homes

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Browning Day Architect Volunteer Designs Two Indy Homes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two deserving families will soon be able to live in beautifully renovated homes thanks to one Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architect and the help from the wonderful organization, Hearts and Hands Indianapolis. In July 2016, Architect Jennifer Miller wanted to use her skills and give back to her community. She joined Great Places 2020, an organization with the mission to transform underserved neighborhoods and spur urban revitalization. A local leader within that group introduced her to Hearts….

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Toward Benchmarking Embodied Carbon in Buildings

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Toward Benchmarking Embodied Carbon in Buildings

Originally published on December 14, 2017 by BNP Media through the Building Enclosure Blog.   The term “Global Warming Potential” (GWP) is a measure of greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide and methane. These emissions are causing an increase in the absorption of radiation emitted by the Earth, increasing the natural greenhouse effect. This may in turn have adverse impacts on ecosystem health, human health, and material welfare. With regard to buildings, GWP is gauged by carbon emissions and….

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GBCI Ramps Up Service Offerings to Green Building Industry

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GBCI Ramps Up Service Offerings to Green Building Industry

Originally published on November 15, 2017 by BNP Media through the Building Enclosure Blog.   You probably know Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) as the third-party entity that evaluates and certifies your office’s LEED projects. What you may not be aware of is that GBCI currently provides third-party verification services for certification and credentialing on a variety of platforms in addition to LEED. By implementing a standardized, scientific process through which a product, process, or service is reviewed by a….

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Browning Day Earns Six Recognitions during Award Season

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Browning Day Earns Six Recognitions during Award Season

Thank you to our clients for giving us the opportunity to create these award-winning projects. We are truly honored to have the chance to work with all of you. Congratulations to our staff for earning six awards this season. The studio’s dedication has led to the successes of these projects. Great job to our team for receiving such elite awards by professionals in our industry. Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf interior design team took home a 2017 Interior Design Excellence Award….

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Leveraging Life Cycle Assessment in the Design Process

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Leveraging Life Cycle Assessment in the Design Process

Originally published on October 11, 2017 by BNP Media through the Building Enclosure Blog. While environmentally responsible design and sustainable building practices have become increasingly prevalent in the design and construction industry, decision-making for building products and materials have historically focused on single attributes such as regional manufacturing, recycled content, or consisting of renewable materials or certified wood. It used to frustrate me that there was not an efficient way to make holistic decisions about building products and materials that….

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Browning Day Tackles Peyton Manning Statue and Plaza Project

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Browning Day Tackles Peyton Manning Statue and Plaza Project

The heart of the Indianapolis Colts NFL football team may have retired, but his legacy will live on through a statue that was recently unveiled. Thousands crowded the plaza of Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 7, including many former Colts teammates, coaches and staff as the Peyton Manning statue was officially revealed and celebrated. Photo gallery: Peyton Manning Statue and Plaza Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf has a strong relationship, dating back several decades, with the City of Indianapolis and….

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