At McNamara • Salvia, we understand our responsibility to the built environment. We design hundreds of millions of square-feet of buildings every year and realize our position in creating a sustainable future. We work to reduce embodied carbon by using new technologies, design optimization methods, construction methods and materials and have signed on to the SE 2050 Commitment in order to advance this goal across the industry. We recognize sustainability is a holistic goal and are dedicated to working with the design team to achieve it on each project.
— Bart Sullivan, P.E. | NY Principal
McNamara • Salvia supports the vision that all structural engineers shall understand, reduce, and ultimately eliminate embodied carbon in their projects by 2050. We are a signatory firm of the Structural Engineers 2050 (SE 2050) Commitment sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
With our wide-ranging portfolio and existing client relationships, we believe we are well-positioned to reduce embodied carbon in the built environment. We are excited to partner with and help educate our staff and clients to achieve the goals laid out by the SE 2050 program.
McNamara • Salvia is taking the following steps as part of the SE 2050 Commitment:
The building and construction sector has a vital role to play in eliminating carbon, as it is responsible for at least 39% of global carbon emissions.