Our Sustainability Commitment

As a global corporation, KJWW Engineering Consultants has a fundamental and corporate responsibility to protect and preserve the Earth and our natural resources. KJWW Engineering is fully committed to protecting the earth’s natural resources through innovation and the efficient use of land, energy, and water, and in our business operations.

KJWW Engineering for many years has conducted business and engineered sustainable buildings as a core corporate principal, and we have now elevated this principle as an integral part of our business agenda. We are reaffirming our commitment to integrate environmentally-friendly policies and practices into our organization by operating in a manner that promotes energy, water, and carbon emissions conservation, as well as waste reduction. We also are committed to assisting our clients in analyzing, reducing, and managing their own environmental impact and risks.

KJWW Engineering is ranked by ENR, a leading industry journal, among the ‘Top 100 Greenest’ design firms in the U.S. Our engineering teams serve on numerous local, state, and national committees aimed at creating sustainable environments, including USGBC, ASHRAE, Greening the Heartland, and Sustainable Communities.

We will continue to work to develop and implement environmentally responsible business practices throughout our organization and strive for the sustainable growth of both our own and our clients’ businesses.


ACHIEVEMENTS
KJWW Engineering has achieved many "firsts" in the industry in our promotion of sustainable design practices.

  • 1st Certified LEED Hospital in Wisconsin
    Aurora Medical Center – Grafton
  • 1st Certified LEED Hospital in Iowa
    Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines
  • Largest LEED Platinum Office Building in the U.S.
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield – Des Moines
  • 1st Certified LEED Platinum University Building in Illinois
    University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign Business Instructional
  • 1st Certified LEED Platinum Data Center in the U.S.
    ACT – Iowa City
  • 1st Hospital in U.S. Served by Lake-Coupled Geothermal System
    Geat River Medical Center - Burlington
  • Largest Lake-Coupled Geothermal System Serving a Hospital in the U.S.
    Sherman Hospital - Elgin
  • Winner of 3 international ASHRAE Society Technology Awards
KJWW Sustainability Commitment

Geothermal Des Moines

January 22, 2016 KJWW's Des Moines office building is served by a lake-coupled geothermal system, dramatically reducing energy consumption.

Our company-owned Des Moines office building is served by a lake-coupled geothermal system, dramatically reducing our energy consumption.

KJWW Sustainability Commitment

LEED Silver Corporate Office

January 22, 2016 KJWW's Des Moines office building is served by a lake-coupled geothermal system, dramatically reducing energy consumption.

Our company-owned Des Moines office building is served by a lake-coupled geothermal system, dramatically reducing our energy consumption.