The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to make America’s school buses more environmentally friendly by reducing diesel emissions in their outdated engines.
Along with environmentally friendly benefits, green construction also has economic perks.
Carpeting comes with countless benefits, but will require a maintenance program to uphold its durability and cleanliness.
By developing a green building from the start or by making the one you already have more eco-friendly, you’ll see fewer costs listed among the endless benefits you’ll experience.
Natural light comes with countless advantages for not only students’ health and performance, but for the environment and the facility’s budget.
Students may find it difficult to live sustainably while at school, but with eco-representatives on campus, academics can learn how to live environmentally friendly.
In order to meet LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance standards, building owners need to ensure that even their cleaning products are sustainable.
For years, LEED certifications have been a growing focus throughout much of the green building world.
The savings associated with green buildings are normally considered to be the result of energy efficiency, but now there will be direct financial benefits as well – namely reduced interest rates for property refinance acquisitions and supplemental mortgage loans.
One of the best ways that a company can commit to social responsibility is to avoid the use of harmful chemicals. Oftentimes, toxic substances are found in everyday items and can have a negative effect on people’s health and the environment. A recent press release indicated that toxic chemicals may be prevalent in more items than previously understood. As a result, companies and facilities should rely on green cleaning supplies instead.