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San Antonio’s Pearl Brewing Green Magic

September 25, 2009  /  Lifestyle

The site of the former Pearl Brewery is at the center of San Antonio’s green commitment.  The exciting project is well positioned to garner national attention and plenty of local interest as Artistic Builders sets about accomplishing a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification.  At the core of the reconstruction project is the […]

5 Classes of LEED Cleaning Benefits

September 15, 2009  /  janitorial services

From a practical standpoint, there are five classifications of benefits provided by LEED approved cleaning services.Healthier Employees – Using certified green cleaning products protects the health of building’s occupants and cleaning personnel.  Utilizing proper mixology and use of these cleaning products will reduce exposure to hazardous chemical, biological and particulate contaminants and reduce the Sick […]

Green Janitorial Services for the Common Good

September 11, 2009  /  janitorial services

Be true to your LEED commitment.  You will be glad you did.  LEED certified buildings are running higher occupancy rates than non-LEED certified buildings.  Even in the recession, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rated buildings are selling and selling at higher prices than non-LEED certified buildings.

LEED Cleaning – Why Not?

September 7, 2009  /  janitorial services

If you own, operate, manage or are employed by a cleaning company, you know change is needed.  Look around at the chemicals you use.  Look at the number of on-the-job injuries.  Look at the absenteeism rate.  It is time for cleaning companies to get with the green program.

The Recession and LEED®

August 24, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Of late, the housing market has begun to show some signs of turning the corner.  The media has begun to focus on the commercial real estate market and the growing concern that many of the toxic assets on bank balance sheets are secured by commercial buildings that continue to lose their value.In this economy, building […]

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