Green Building

Our in-house green commitment to reduce our carbon foot print:

  • Discourage printing emails
  • Using emails for memos instead of printed copies
  • Reduced unwanted mail
  • Eliminating use of unrecyclable packaging
  • Using reusable cups and glasses
  • Using biodegradable utensils
  • Centralize purchasing of supplies to reduce GHG emissions
  • Reuse office paper as scratch paper
  • Reuse binders
  • Having our cartridges refilled or using recycled ones.
  • Recycle all paper, glass, bottles, cans, and plastics
  • All copier paper is at least 30% recycled paper (often 100%) as well as paper towels, and napkins.
  • Purchased previously used furniture
  • Using energy saving equipment
  • Using time switch that automatically switches off office equipment outside business hours
  • Using compact fluorescent bulbs T8
  • We have double paned windows
  • We use awnings and blinds to reduce sun exposure
  • I’d like to say that we are setting our thermostat to 78F (that’s what I submitted)
  • We clean windows only when needed
  • Keeping our parking lot free of debris and oil drips
  • Our dumpsters are covered when not in use
  • We purchase low VOC paints
  • Using chlorine free paper products
  • Donating electronic equipment
  • Hiring locally
  • Bicycle rack on site
  • Using only two vendors for product deliveries
  • Covering exposed landscape with wood chips to reduce water use
  • Blowing the parking lot instead of pressure washing
  • Using water efficient irrigation