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When clients express vague goals like wanting their new building to be “green” or “healthy,” the team is often left with little idea of what they actually mean.
The stories and tools discussed here will help you:
engage the client to tease out more specific goals
provide educational materials to help clients make decisions
As an exercise, HOK designed a market rate, net-zero-carbon office building in St. Louis. They calculated a payback period for added green features of 12 years.