Three EASY Steps to Meet the AIA 2030 Commitment

By Dominique Davison / August 28, 2019
With the roaring 2020s just a few months away, the AIA 2030 Commitment is about to move the needle closer to it’s ultimate Carbon Neutral goal. For new building, development, and major renovation projects, the energy use reduction goal will increase from 70% to 80% below the regional average for that building type. Source: architecture [...]
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Introducing The Stormwater Module for Landscape Architects

By planitimpact / July 25, 2019
ATTN: Landscape Architects PlanIT Impact just released a major upgrade to the Stormwater module!  Check out what’s new by logging into PlanIT Impact or requesting a free live demonstration. What to expect: Discover design strategies that improve stormwater and irrigation performance. Begin with the design rainfall event and desired maintenance cost goals.  PlanIT Impact discovers [...]
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Wyeth Atchison, C.E.M., Joins PlanIT Impact as President

By planitimpact / July 2, 2019
We are excited to announce... Wyeth Atchison, C.E.M. joins PlanIT Impact as President! Wyeth comes to us after nearly five years as a Program Manager for CLEAResult.  His primary responsibilities included implementing custom, standard, and block bid incentive programs for the Kansas City Power and Light Commercial and Industrial Business Energy Savings portfolio. Through his [...]
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Landscape Architects Need Better Data to Design for the Future

By planitimpact / May 31, 2019
There is no doubt that cities across the United States are facing the consequences of aging stormwater infrastructure. As billions of dollars are spent managing stormwater, cites such as Kansas City and Philadelphia are taking a green infrastructure approach to address future needs and meet regulatory demands from the EPA. In both of these cases, [...]
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Case Study | The Financial Case for Less Glass in NYC

By planitimpact / May 16, 2019
"We are going to ban the classic glass and steel skyscrapers, which are incredibly inefficient," proclaimed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in a press conference in April. "They have no place in our city or on our Earth anymore." While the Mayor's words are a stretch - no specific legislation has been drafted [...]
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Getting Ahead of the 2030 Commitment

By Dominique Davison / April 25, 2019
With April nearly at an end, the 2018 reporting deadline for the AIA 2030 Commitment is behind us (whew!). Now that we’ve had a few weeks of breathing room, many firms are taking a good, hard look at how they stack up against the commitment and are asking themselves: How can we do better? Just [...]
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NEW Feel. NEW Look. NEW PlanIT Impact.

By Dominique Davison / April 8, 2019
PlanIT Impact just released a major upgrade to the user interface and workflow of the energy module and Revit plugin.  Check out what’s new by logging into PlanIT Impact and installing the new version of the Revit plugin. What to expect: Flip the script on energy performance modeling. Begin with the goal in mind by [...]
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KC Digital Drive: Kansas City companies win 3 of 21 gigabit app awards so far

By Dominique Davison / April 27, 2018

By: Startland Staff, | April 27, 2018 Two Kansas City startups each recently earned $10,000 awards through a program promoting gigabit app development in the metro. A third firm won previously. OnTimeSocial and PlanIT Impact were among 11 companies honored this spring by US Ignite, which seeks to leverage networking technologies to build stronger smart communities. In Kansas City, US Ignite […]

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Client Impact

By Dominique Davison / June 30, 2017

There’s Value in Less Like you, I constantly strive to deliver more value to my clients. According to a recent industry survey, 72% of respondents anticipate increased investment in energy efficiency or renewable energy in the next year. The drivers for this are many: lower building operating costs, marketing value, tenant demand, and regulation are […]

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