Environmental Assessment & Training

Owners and operators of commercial buildings which were designed and constructed during times of low energy prices are now confronted with environmental challenges. ECOM is assessing buildings and business operations under environmental criteria.

These include:

  • energy
  • water
  • waste
  • indoor air quality

Environmental Assessment


Environmental assessment in a new Zealand retail market:

The goal for our team was to make suggestions which will lead the market in a sustainable future.

Most cost effective result: Energy savings of approximately 30% by changing lights and improving air conditioning.

Planning Checklist

Environmental Training

ECOM offers environmental training for different industry sectors. The environment checklist and environmental guidelines are available as teaching tools. They were developed and written by Walter Breustedt together with a team of scientist and engineers for the German Association of Architects.