Inhabitect Consulting

Design + Consulting

Looking for an ecologically mindful landscaper?

Have questions about Green Stormwater Infrastructure?

Do you need help with a Green Roof?

Interested in collaborating on a project?

When Experience Matters

As the region’s trusted leader in green stormwater management and ecological landscaping & resiliency, we’re dedicated to helping you maximize your triple bottom line benefits and to share our expertise with you, your business, or your community. We offer a variety of landscape design and consulting opportunities and have the experienced know-how to help you learn new things and save you precious time and money. Let’s bring your project to the next level.

Inhabitect Design + Consulting Services

  • Landscape design and consulting 
  • Green roof & blue roof design and consulting
  • Green Stormwater Infrastructure, Low Impact Development (LID) stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP)
  • Land use and Site planning
  • Managing stormwater drainage issues
  • Natural shorelines / bioengineering
  • Educational programming & presentations
  • PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Financing
  • Project management & construction management
  • “General Contractor” for landscape projects
  • Landscape detailing & concepts
  • Research advising & planning
  • Industry-specific technical sales & marketing strategy
  • Zoning & ordinance review and advocacy
  • Permitting and Permitting prep
  • Specification writing, review & development
  • Policy, incentives & benefits (review and/or writing)
  • Wind design (for rooftops)
  • Budgeting, value engineering & estimating
  • Site analysis & program development (rooftop, landscape, shoreline)
  • Slopes, sun-shade patterns, microclimates, wind conditions, water requirements
  • Plant selection & sourcing
  • Warranty review & procurement
  • Growing media & soils blending
  • Maintenance planning
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Accreditations & Experience

We back up each of our projects and collaborations with a vast array of respected accreditations as well as the ‘outside the box’ experience that takes them a step further. A glimpse into our expert toolbox includes:
  • ASLA – American Society of Landscape Architects
  • GRP – Green Roof Professional
  • CNSP – Certified Natural Shoreline Professional
  • Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) – 20+ years in formal education and experience in the manufacturing, design, and construction of GSI technologies
  • Policy Consulting & Education – Worked with or taught people of all ages and professions in both the public and private sectors, across North America and in Bogota, Columbia
  • Research & Testing – Worked with universities and technical labs in determining solutions and best practices for green roof components, stormwater standards, and soil & wind testing
  • Green Roof Hydrology Calculations – Helped create the industry’s first stormwater hydrology calculator, which was instrumental in the development of the world’s most advanced green roof hydrology simulator, used widely in the industry today
  • Product Development – Instrumental in developing and bringing to market GardNet, a highly engineered system for installing sloped green roofs
  • Master Gardener designation
  • OSHA Certification

Let’s Talk

We’re proud to be admired as an expert among our peers and we love sharing our knowledge with those around us. Click to schedule a time to talk with us about consulting on your next project or event.