It’s National Groundwater Awareness Week, a great time to consider water efficiency both at home and in the workplace. At home, the National Groundwater Association (NGWA) wants you to schedule your annual water well checkup if you have one. At work, because the water source for your commercial facility is a much larger component, […]
“The report claims that increasing consumer demand is responsible for this growth and has pushed the green building market into a trillion-dollar industry. This is good news both for those in green building and for those who supply green building materials.”
Results show increased support for green schools, finding that 8 out of 10 Americans support schools that create a healthy environment conducive to learning, while also saving energy, resources and money.
The number of decisions related to washroom partitions can be daunting when you consider the range of materials, colors, mounting options and more. And toilet partitions can set the tone for the rest of the room simply by appearance. Don’t forget, Bradley Corporation’s recent restroom survey shows the aggravations associated with the appearance of the public restroom. Even the material used for your partitions can speak to your company’s values.
When your business utilizes high-efficiency lighting, it’s your bottom line that will shine brightest. Depending on your exact facility type, it is very likely that the light you require has taken the biggest toll on your energy bills. The good news? Lighting options now extend far beyond the incandescents of yesteryear, and lighting controls extend […]
Your building’s restroom could be saving you money instead of flushing it down the toilet. Water is quickly becoming a threatened resource, and as a result, the cost continues to rise. If you are not metering your facility’s water use, you may not be aware of exactly how much water, and money, is going down […]
By now it’s well-documented that the air we breathe indoors is two to five times more harmful than outdoor air. When coupled with the fact that we spend, on average, 90% of our time indoors, the cause for concern continues to increase. There are numerous frightening facts regarding indoor air quality (IAQ), like its impact […]
The concept of green cleaners no longer means mixing potions yourself — trying to get the right amount of lemon juice and essential oils added to a blend of vinegar, borax, and warm water — only to get some clumpy concoction that doesn’t spray right. Neither does it mean that you bought a case of […]