Guide to Sustainable Design for Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Customer Stories

Learn how customers use Autodesk software to create sustainable designs for new construction and renovation projects that help improve the efficient use of energy, water, materials, and land.

New Construction

Independence Energy Homes
Autodesk® Revit® Building software helps design zero-energy homes.
Veridian Homes
Veridian Homes uses Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software and Autodesk® Buzzsaw® technology to design and build greener homes.
Global design firm HOK uses Autodesk® BIM (building information modeling) software to design greener buildings and help reduce the number of change requests.
Good Samaritan Hospital Expansion
Good Samaritan Hospital, Washington’s first LEED® Silver hospital, meets fast-track expansion milestones using Autodesk BIM solutions.
Glumac uses Autodesk® Revit® MEP software and the Autodesk® Green Building Studio® web-based energy-analysis service for faster energy modeling and to create more cost-effective, sustainable designs.
New Zealand’s ArcHaus uses Revit Architecture and Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design software to design larger, more sustainable buildings.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill collaborates with 3 other firms to design the Freedom Tower at One World Trade Center in New York using Autodesk BIM solutions. Watch the video.
Burt Hill
Burt Hill uses Autodesk® Revit® as its primary BIM platform for tighter AE integration and more sustainable, performance-based building design.
Design West Engineering
Design West Engineering is a full-service mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm specializing in mechanical, electrical, and telecommunication engineering applications and energy-efficiency projects for a wide range of building sectors.
Timmons Group
Timmons Group, a U.S.-based civil engineering firm, uses AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software to help reduce costs and produce better plans for complex sustainable design projects.
McKim & Creed
Environmentally committed engineering firm McKim & Creed restores a North Carolina coastal stream using Civil 3D.
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Langan uses AutoCAD Civil 3D for sustainable design. The firm—an active member in the U.S. Green Building Council with more than 70 LEED-accredited professionals on its staff—has a long history of providing environmentally sound design solutions.
Swanson Hydrology & Geomorphology
Swanson uses Autodesk civil engineering software to help restore a sustainable ecosystem.
Hazen and Sawyer uses AutoCAD MEP software.Hazen and Sawyer
Hazen and Sawyer environmental engineering and science firm uses uses the Hydraflow Storm Sewers Extension included with AutoCAD Civil 3D to help design and analyze stormwater and sewer systems in real time.


Western Michigan University: Modeling the Campus
WMU used BIM to design the campus' existing buildings in Autodesk® Revit® Architecture and Autodesk® Navisworks® Manage software to explore energy modeling and the potential for building improvements.
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KlingStubbins and Tocci Building Companies collaborate with Autodesk on its New England commercial interiors project and break new ground with integrated project delivery.
ARBA Studios
ARBA Studios develops energy-saving strategies using Autodesk BIM software and sustainable analysis tools.
Award-winning ONL architecture firm uses Revit Architecture and Autodesk 3ds Max Design software to support conceptual design and sustainable development of innovative architecture projects. Read about this winner of the Revit BIM Experience Award.

Sustainable solutions powered by Autodesk software have been successful in a wide range of applications around the world. See more customer stories, highlighting clean technologies at