Office buildings offer a great opportunity to prioritize water efficient measures. One of the primary benefits of a water efficient strategy to a business is the financial savings. Over the past 10 years, the costs of water and wastewater services have risen at a rate well above the consumer price index, and office building managers […]
It’s widely suggested that handwashing is a practical “do it yourself” vaccine that helps protect against illnesses of all shapes and sizes. So how can commercial facilities encourage employees to be clean while also saving green? In short, the wash fountain. But first: Commercial restrooms are responsible for approximately 40% of the building’s […]
The thirst for commercial green cleaning programs continues to build. For some, it’s just good business, emanating from the corporate responsibility sphere — people increasingly expect a certain amount of “greenness” in business because businesses have a much larger impact than one person or one home. Quite simply, business, as usual, needs also to […]
World Asthma Day provides an excellent opportunity to think about the indoor air quality (IAQ) of our built environment. After all, the average person spends 90% of her time indoors! Read the following post to discover six tips recommended by the EPA to address IAQ…. Hint: one of the tips talks about the importance of […]
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.