What is green construction?
To understand green construction, you have to start at the beginning. During the 1970s, an energy crisis devastated the United States. Long gas lines were primarily caused by a shortage of fossil fuels. After the crisis, the idea of sustainable energy began to arise. People saw the need for energy efficiency and being environmentally responsible. […]
The value of janitorial services on LEED and efficiency before construction
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification has been around for the last 15 years. Today, it’s recognized across the globe as the premier benchmark of achievement in green building. And, while not everyone has jumped on the LEED bandwagon, most everyone has embraced the principles and efficiencies of green cleaning technology, programs and […]
Sustainability’s New Road Map: 4 keys about green parking
The idea of green building is here to stay, as the popularity of the LEED rating system attests. And now another structure presents opportunities for greater sustainability: The parking garage. New thinking and new technology make it possible to reduce the environmental impact of parking structures and to improve communities through eco-aware parking services. Following […]