Who is Verdi? Sims Residence Awendaw, SC Verdi is a family owned Green Building business. Since 1997, Amy and David Hill, with their excellent staff, have run the business and worked personally with each and every client. 1 of 24 A Verdi architecture project
Who is Verdi? Caba Residence Horse Shoe, NC 2 of 24 A Verdi architecture project Verdi offers quality Architecture, Interiors, Planning, Construction, Real Estate, Development, and Education services… all focused on cost-effective Green solutions.
Who is Verdi? Edwards & Stutts Residences North Charleston, SC 3 of 24 A Verdi architecture and construction project Verdi is registered in Architecture, as Unlimited General Contractors, in Interior Design, with the U.S. Green Building Council, and as a Real Estate Brokerage firm.
Who is Verdi? Broadway Condos Asheville, NC 4 of 24 A Verdi architecture project We are members of the American Institute of Architects, Earthcraft, Energy Star, the Home Builders Association, and we serve on the SC Sustainability Institute Board.
Who is Verdi? Metanoia Neighborhood North Charleston, SC 5 of 24 A Verdi architecture and construction project Verdi has been here in Charleston since 2004 – we relocated back to the lowcountry from Asheville, NC – and we continue to keep our projects close in to provide the best possible service for each client.
Who is Verdi? Short Street Home Asheville, NC 6 of 24 A Verdi architecture project Our Team includes professional engineering consultants, vendors in Green Building materials and systems, and skilled local trade subcontractors for construction.
What do we do? 7 of 24 “ Verdi” means “Green.” After 25+ years in Green Building, we know how to do it the right way from affordable units to custom homes and commercial/urban projects. Wendy’s Green Prototype Charleston, SC A Verdi architecture project
What do we do? 8 of 24 Smith Residence Charleston, SC A Verdi architecture project What is “Green Building?” We say Green simply means good design and construction: creating a tight enclosure with the right materials and careful energy use.
What do we do? 9 of 24 “ Container Row” Condos North Charleston, SC A Verdi architecture and construction project We make sure every project Verdi works on is Green, cost-effective, and common-sense. Our projects must “compete” with the general market, not with other Green firms.
What do we do? 10 of 24 Moore Residence North Charleston, SC A Verdi architecture and construction project Verdi provides great Green value in various ways. First – like the cable company – we can “bundle” our services. Clients who use us to design and build save money.
What do we do? A Verdi architecture and construction project Second, Verdi provides Green value to our clients because we spend time each day researching the best (not just the latest) ideas, materials, and systems out there. 11 of 24 “ Historic” Green Spec Home Charleston West, SC
What do we do? Fisher Residence Dunes West, SC A Verdi construction and interior design project We believe Education adds Green value: we attend conferences and seminars on Green, but we also ensure all our clients understand what we’re trying to do and why. 12 of 24
How we do it. Necker Residence Daniel Island, SC A Verdi architecture project “ What” we do does get into the “how” we do it… but one thing we do that is unrelated to Green is provide outstanding, one-on-one customer service to all our clients. 13 of 24
How we do it. Sawyer Condos Asheville, NC A Verdi architecture project, with MHA We consider ourselves creative problem solvers, with solutions based in a common sense Green approach and delivered with a great focus on communication. 14 of 24
How we do it. St. John Master Plan North Charleston, SC A Verdi architecture project Green is often about simply getting things right. 100 years ago, they knew how to detail things like window flashings, and they thought about sun and wind in their designs. 15 of 24
How we do it. Winter Residence Moncks Corner, SC A Verdi architecture project 100 years ago, they also always had budget in mind, as do we. For some reason, our clients never seem to have unlimited budgets… and that’s just fine with us at Verdi. 16 of 24
How we do it. Boatwright Residence Folly Beach, SC A Verdi construction project, D. Boatwright (client) design Collaborations are very important to our Green success, with suppliers and consultants and craftspeople. As experts working with Verdi they always leverage even better ideas. 17 of 24
How we do it. Green is about technology, from solar panels to recycled products. But at Verdi, our first focus is getting the basics right, then fitting technology to a client’s budget. Richter Residence Flat Rock, NC A Verdi architecture project 18 of 24
Why we do it. 19 of 24 Anybody working in Sustainability does it for right now , to help the environment and therefore all of us live safer, healthier lives… and for the future of all of our children. Levin Residence Daniel Island, SC A Verdi architecture project
Why we do it. 20 of 24 Ballard-Adams Residence North Charleston, SC A Verdi architecture project We’re Green because it makes sense for our clients: it helps them to be “part of the solution,” it helps their health, it helps their wallet up front and over the long term.
Why we do it. 21 of 24 Griffen-Icen Residence Asheville, NC A Verdi architecture and construction project We’re Green because it makes business sense. Green is not a fad or a “bandwagon” for Verdi but a resource of great clients and great projects we believe in and love to do.
Why we do it. 22 of 24 Kramer Residence North Charleston, SC A Verdi architecture and construction project “ Think Globally/Act Locally.” This truly applies to Green Building, as it’s the little things our clients do – combined with all the little things others are doing – that add up.
Why we do it. 23 of 24 The Parsonage B&B Asheville, SC A Verdi architecture project A “feel good” gist of Green is OK, but many studies have verified additional, measurable benefits in school test performance, work productivity, reduced illness, etc.
Why we do it. 24 of 24 Levin Residence Daniel Island, SC A Verdi architecture project So, we often ask clients a simple question: with cost and warranty and aesthetic factors roughly the same, but with better performance – why NOT design and build Green?