Solv can help you successfully meet sustainability and environmental planning, management, and compliance objectives. We can help green your organization and improve your bottom line through purchasing, recycling, pollution prevention, and waste management strategies and initiatives. Solv also provides technical support for constructing and operating buildings, industrial facilities, and military installations using green or sustainable technologies and practices. Practice areas include site selection, water conservation, energy management, recycling, material selection, indoor air quality, education, and training.

Sustainability and Green Infrastructure

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) evaluations and certifications
  • Low impact development (LID) evaluations and feasibility studies
  • Energy and water management evaluations
  • Feasibility evaluations of single-stream, waste-to-energy, and other waste management options
  • Recycling and waste management performance assessments and benchmarking
  • Waste audits, waste sorts, bin studies, and occupant surveys
  • Contract specifications development and RFP support
  • Life-cycle cost and economic analyses
  • Identification of green purchasing and pollution prevention alternatives
  • Communications and outreach strategies

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Evaluations

  • Programmatic support, including development or revision of agency NEPA procedures
  • Categorical exclusions
  • Environmental assessments
  • Environmental impact statements
  • Special studies and associated consultation support with federal, state, and local agencies

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

  • Development and implementation
  • Significant environmental aspects analyses
  • Policies and management plans
  • Operational controls and standard operating procedures
  • Audits and training

Environmental Compliance

  • Program development, implementation, and audits
  • Assessment checklists and standard operating procedures
  • Spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) plans
  • Oil discharge contingency plans (ODCPs)
  • Tank management plans
  • Hazardous waste management plans
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) reporting
  • Discharge monitoring reports (DMRs)
  • Groundwater monitoring and reporting
  • Air emissions inventories
  • Greenhouse gas inventories

Permit Applications and Modifications

  • Clean Water Act (e.g., Section 404, NPDES)
  • Clean Air Act (e.g., Title V, permit-to-construct, permit-to-operate)
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (e.g., treatment, storage, and disposal)
  • State and local authorities (e.g., water use)

Sampling and Analysis

  • Wastewater
  • Noncontact cooling and recycled water
  • Stormwater
  • Drinking water
  • Groundwater
  • Soil