Lucas Associates offers sustainable strategies in all of its work, including its
residential work, as well as high performance commercial projects with the
goal of achieving the most appropriate level of green architecture. This
includes siting, orientation, ecological landscape, weatherproofing and
insulation, stormwater management, material selection, and optimal energy
The firm is a member of the US Green Building Council and Frank Lucas is a
registered LEED professional. In 2000 the firm designed, at the time, the first
high performance office building in Maryland. They recently completed
green strategies involved in renovations and additions to a primary
classroom building at Harford Community College. As certified by the
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED), the project
was awarded a Silver Rating.