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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 […]

LEED Cleaning – You Can Stand Behind It

September 4, 2009  /  janitorial services

Ten years ago many building tenants and occupants did not understand the meaning of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.  A lot has changed since the USGBC’s release of the LEED program more than 10 years ago.  Now, LEED maintenance and cleaning practices for existing buildings have become the standard for most […]

The Recession and LEED® – part 2

August 28, 2009  /  Lifestyle

The Empire State Building in New York City remains one of the biggest tourist attractions in the city.  Due the immortal movies like “An Affair to Remember” and “Sleepless in Seattle” romantic couples still meet at the building.  Once the tallest building in the world, the New York City skyline would not be the Big […]

The Emergence of The LEED® Rating System – Part Four

May 18, 2009  /  Lifestyle

The demand for LEED® certification has increased dramatically since the rating system’s initial release in 1998.  In the current economic, environmental and social construction climate, green is the way to go and LEED® certifications outline the path.  The U.S. Green Building Council has worked diligently to respond to market demand for green products.

Travis County LEED Green Building Standards

May 6, 2009  /  Lifestyle

In compliance with the Travis County’s (Austin, Texas) green building policy, the new Travis County Commissioners Court is committed to achieving a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification.  The county ordinance mandates that each new building or renovation project exceeding $1 million will fulfill the US Green Building Council’s LEED® certification. The LEED® […]

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