How to be Green

  • Reduced lighting loads

  • More efficient HVAC equipment

  • Energy Star appliances

  • Dimming systems

  • Occupancy/daylight sensors

  • Natural daylight

  • Electric power provided by renewable energy sources

  • Light color roof materials

  • Low Flow plumbing fixtures dual flush 

  • Imporove air quality:

  • Carbon Dioxide monitoring

  • No CFC’s in HVAC equipment

  • Low VOC’s in adhesives, paints and carpet

  • Controllable systems

  • Natural daylight 

  • Recycled content

  • Regional materials

  • Rapidly renewable

  • FSC – certified wood

  • Lamps with low mercury

  • No Plastice lens in fixture

  • Carpet is “cradle to cradle”

  • Percent of recycled materials 

  • Reclaimed wood

  • Low chemical content

  • GreenSeal/GreenGuard standards

  • Composting

  • Separation of demo materials

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