For three consecutive years, URS has been ranked the Number 1 “Green” Design Firm by Engineering News-Record (ENR). We employ thousands of skilled planners, architects, engineers, construction managers, and scientists in our sustainability practices, including hundreds of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) accredited professionals and licensed BREEAM assessors. From energy assessments, sustainability reviews, strategic development, and permitting to design and implementation, our professionals offer turn-key solutions for sustainable projects.

As a recognized leader in sustainable development, URS incorporates sustainable design standards into each project we plan, design, and engineer. We apply accepted energy and environmental principles that strike a balance between effective practices and cutting-edge concepts, and our integrated approach assures that designs meet aesthetic and functional goals, while promoting energy efficiency, resource conservation, health, productivity, durability, and a sustainable future.

URS provides a technical and scientific basis for sustainability, using modeling and computer simulation to develop effective and economic solutions for integrated environmental design. We focus on the triple bottom line—providing sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on the environment, the community, and the profitability of our clients. URS recognizes that when our design solutions minimize impacts to the environment, we serve both our clients and future generations.

Representative Services:

  • Sustainability Strategy and Planning
  • Greenhouse Gas Management
  • Integrated Sustainable Design and Construction
  • Energy Conservation
  • Indoor Environment
  • Commissioning and Certification