Connect with us

Find us around the globe

View all our office locations

Case Studies in Energy Management & Sustainability Consulting

Learn first-hand from some of our clients how FirstCarbon Solutions collaborates with them to become more sustainable and profitable through our energy management and sustainability consulting services and solutions.





Assisting City of Dublin with CEQA Review for Major Kaiser Permanente Medical Facility

With FCS' vast experience in environmental planning, a wide range of expertise in the healthcare industry, and an extensive resume of CEQA compliance, the City of Dublin gained the confidence to move forward with the Kaiser Permanente Dublin Medical Campus project.

Expansion of Lax Set to Take Flight with Help of FCS

To review the Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) and associated impacts assessment in the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the LAX South Airfield Improvement Project, Los Angeles County selected FCS based on our broad environmental service offerings and excellent reputation in the environmental field.

Harbor-UCLA Saves More Lives with Expansion

By balancing the goals of enhancing patient care through new facilities while complying with environmental regulations that apply to new construction, FCS helped Harbor-HCLA Medical Center's Expansion Project with affordable expert services that allow them to plan for enhanced patient care through better organization, ultimately leading to increased profitability.

FCS Helps Expand Mobile Network

For the massive upgrade of 500+ telecommunications facilities in the LA Metro Area to augment coverage for a cellular provider, FCS was chosen based on our history of thorough environmental documentation, cost-effective solutions and vast knowledge of current regulations.

FCS Helps to Expand Youth Educational Facility

An organization selected FCS to obtain the environmental analyses and design the impact mitigation measures they needed for their largest school building expansion and development program to date. FCS successfully helped them save more than $50,000 and reduce their future expenses.

Zoning Changes Help Maximize Property Potential

FCS provided California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents and conducted a creek habitat evaluation to support the company's application for a land use and zoning modification. With FCS' quick turnaround for all supporting evaluations and documents, the company was able to overcome the challenges set by the City of San Jose's adoption of a General Plan Update.

FCS Helps Improve Road Safety Conditions

A client proposed to improve safety conditions on an East-West Southern California highway with a project designed to improve safety, reduce accident rates, allow sufficient sight distances, and renew any deteriorated asphalt pavement. By conducting on-site surveys and providing Environmental Impact Reports (EIR), FCS helped the client achieve California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance and gain approval from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in order to proceed with their plans.

FCS Helps Pave the Road to Success

A private company was able to achieve jurisdictional approval to build their telecommunication towers along the 241 Toll Road between Irvine and Los Angeles, California. FCS conducted and documented pre-construction surveys on-site which allowed them to identify and minimize impact on important natural species and cultural resources. With FCS' assessments and consultation with local, state, and federal organizations, the company was able to implement the enhancement of their wireless coverage on the site.

LADWP Partners with FCS

FCS served as on-call cultural resource for environmental compliance services and produced documents such as pre-construction recommendations and project-specific mitigation arrangements for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). Through FCS' direct project management, local presence, and all-inclusive expertise, LADWP's projects were able to fulfill crucial CEQA and NEPA requirements. LADWP continues to partner with FCS in local, state and federal standards compliance.

FCS Assists in Proposing New Telecommunications Towers

A private company's proposed project involved adding 200 new poles along Highway 1 and faced the major challenge of obtaining NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) and CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) clearance in the most cost-effective way. They looked to FCS for our high quality, economical prices and long history of working together.

LADWP Paves the Road for Future Development

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) needed to assess the site where they would conduct a repair of the Toluca-Hollywood Transmission Road, but before these projects could take place, the LADWP needed a trusted, experienced company to efficiently assess the area for construction.

Trellis Residential Project

With FCS' vast experience in environmental planning and environmental assessments, the City of Walnut Creek trusted FCS to provide comprehensive analysis of the effects of the Trellis Residential project.

GROW Holdings Develops a Model Town for the 21st Century

GROW Holdings LLC chose FirstCarbon Solutions to provide environmental guidance at each step of Quay Valley's construction and development. FCS' experienced project team helped the developer maintain Quay Valley's design components, while complying with Federal and State regulations.