Green Building Certifications Enhance Reputation

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11/10/2011

Green Building Certifications Enhance Reputation

 
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A national survey commissioned by Sealed Air’s Diversey business finds that 70% of U.S. adults agree – environmental certification of a company facility would enhance their opinion of the business.

With the surge in green buildings, LEED accreditation, and sustainability efforts – is it time to consider greening your facility or building?  Not only can these practices save time, money, and energy, survey results show considerable benefits in terms of perception, from a sampling of 1,016 U.S. adults:

69% of U.S. adults agree that they would prefer to work in a facility that has been certified by a third-party environmental organization;

64% of U.S. adults agree that they would prefer to patronize a business whose facility is certified by a third-party environmental organization;

49% of U.S. adults feel better about doing business with a company whose facility is certified by a third-party environmental organization; and

48% of U.S. adults indicated that third-party environmental certification of a facility improves their image of a company.

Also indicated in the survey results is a clear shift in green priority with the upcoming new guard –

Younger adults, ages 18-54, are more likely than those ages 55 and older to agree that third-party environmental building certifications enhance their opinion of a business; and

Younger adults, ages 18-54, are more likely than those ages 55 and older to agree that they would prefer to work in a facility that meets third-party environmental certification standards.

“This research suggests that green building certifications are increasingly providing a competitive advantage for businesses,” added Mike Jenkins, vice president sector sales for the Diversey Americas business.

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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 

Search our Trade Pro Directory to find professionals that can help identify energy-efficient natural gas options that save energy and qualify for rebates to save you money.


 
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