Sustainable Quality Award Winners
Presented in alphabetical order. Click on a letter below for a listing of winners.
Excellence in Stewardship of the Environment, 2014
The Digital Difference is a boutique post production facility servicing the studio and independent film community for over 20 years; providing post production services and equipment rentals. They divert 80% of unwanted materials from ending up in landfills by recycling and composting with Santa Monica’s Resource Recovery & Recycling (R3) services. The Digital Difference procurement policy commits to using environmentally-friendly cleaners and supplies, while also giving preference to local businesses in an effort to support the local economy.
Excellence Award in Stewardship of the Natural and Built Environment, 2003
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Excellence Awards in Stewardship of the Natural Environment and Built Environment, 1999; Sustainable Quality Award 2002; SQA Grand Prize, 2008
DUVIVIER architects provides a full range of design services, including architectural design of buildings, urban design, neighborhood revitalization and ecological mapping. Their projects incorporate strategies such as passive solar, energy efficiency, water retention and recycling, and use of non-toxic and recycled building materials. Their projects are designed to be at least LEED certifiable. 2 of 5 houses under construction development will be LEED Platinum. One project, currently under construction, is 48% more energy efficient than Title 24! They operate a green office, including waste reduction practices and an ecofriendly procurement policy. They recognize sustainable design as a way to grow the local green collar job market and are helping to develop a local skill set around sustainability and green design. They produce the Santa Monica and Ballona Watershed Green Map.