eco-tecture + design + build
Integrated Planning + Holistic Design
“There are a multitude of new green technologies to utilize today. Any single technology can move you towards a more eco-efficient lifestyle.”
Assessment - We observe, analyze and map all the pro & cons of a given site and chart the best course towards energy independence.
Design & Planning - We develop eco-effective designs that lead the way into developed plans ready for implementation.
Engineering - We work with a team of associates to assemble the various parts of the site plan into a working whole ready for governmental approval.
INTEGRATED PLANNING - WHY
It is the power of combining ‘eco-smart’ technologies that deliver the most rewards when it comes to sustainable living, energy savings and impact on the environment.
“Dancing with the Rain” - This residence is located in the hills of western Marin County, California. The average annual rainfall is 42 inches a year. The year-round groundwater is scarce and tainted with serpentine minerals of the surrounding rock strata.
NEWS AND EVENTS
LOCAL COUNTY FUNDING - Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (SCEIP) is now providing funding for retrofitting your home and property into an eco-friendly paradise.
STATE AND FEDERAL REBATES - Property owners can receive rebates for solar systems that are tied to the electrical grid.
BUILT ECOLOGIES - SYMBIOS balances human needs without damaging the world around us. We integrate the following ‘eco-systems’ into property planning:
- Rainwater harvesting
- Greywater irrigation
- Eco-drainage earthworks
- Storm water management
- Water treatment non-chemical
ENERGY INDEPENDENCE - SYMBIOS specifies and designs the best energy system for your project.
- Solar hot water
- Solar electrical PV
- Wind Power
site design and creation by COLOR:GRAY
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