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Leadership in Green Cleaning

October 9, 2009  /  office cleaning

The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system is a voluntary, consensus-based standard for developing high performance, sustainable buildings.  The independent rating system is acknowledged by real estate experts, national governmental agencies and state and local governments to be the benchmark system for green building practices.

LEED Stewardship

October 7, 2009  /  Lifestyle

As more and more new buildings applied for the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification for new construction and renovation, the council became concerned that the standards to maintain the buildings needed definition.  Why spend time, energy and money to construct or renovate a green building that would not be maintained with green standards?  The […]

End the Sick Building Syndrome

September 28, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Companies around the globe are beginning to fully understand the “Sick Building Syndrome” and the toll it is taking on personnel and productivity.  In addition to promoting a healthier environment, green cleaning has taken aim on the conditions that cause Sick Building Syndrome.  Through the use of less invasive products and better cleaning techniques, great […]

LEED® in the Classroom

July 31, 2009  /  Lifestyle

More than anything else, sustainability is a living, growing and nurturing experience. Schools and colleges are finding that students and faculty respond to green initiatives. To add a touch of incentive to these educational awareness programs, the U.S. Green Building Council has approved the award of one LEED® point for every 10 hours of classroom […]

Big D Get Big Green Hospital

July 21, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Plans have been announced to replace The Parkland County Public Hospital in Dallas.  The plans are exciting, environmentally friendly and socially responsible.  Everyone connected to the project is enthusiastically embracing the hospital’s new green philosophy.Parkland’s president and chief executive, Dr. Ron Anderson, announced the $1.27 billion construction project on April 22, 2009.  The new facility […]

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