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11/10/2011

Green Building Certifications Enhance Reputation

 
Green-Building-Certifications

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.

Design and Construction Jobs Going Green

Building Codes Race to Get Green

Wood – The Next Big Green Building Material?

 


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.


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We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
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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.

Bluebeam® Revu® simplifies digital facilities document management from design review to leveraging as-builts, maintenance manuals and O&Ms submittals.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
08/29/2014

New tool from FEMA helps facility managers prepare for and mitigate the effects of nonstructural earthquake damage. 

08/28/2014

Is your building's exterior prepared for consistent snowstorms?

08/27/2014

Researchers have developed wearable, customizable technology to handle access control at busy hotels. 

08/26/2014

A new study shows that hotels which are LEED certified bring in more revenue than their non-certified competitors. 

08/25/2014

Policies designed to reduce carbon emissions have the added benefit of increasing air quality, which could pay for the reduction policies themselves. 

08/22/2014

Researchers at Michigan State University have developed a luminescent solar concentrator that is as transparent as glass. 

08/21/2014

The Department of Energy has released two reports which indicate wind turbine installations and efficiency is growing while prices drop. 

08/20/2014

The NHL has partnered with the NRDC to release their first sustainability report. 

08/19/2014

A new battery has been developed that is free of toxic materials and longer lasting than its more expensive competitors.

08/14/2014

A new study shows that emergency communications that don't specify the threat could be doing more harm than good.

08/13/2014

Natural light's benefits to workers extend far beyond the workday.

08/12/2014

Will a "Little Box" change the future of electricity?

08/07/2014

Could your building withstand an F3 tornado repeatedly?

08/06/2014

Make sure your conference room is properly outfitted with a projection system that meets your occupants' needs.

08/04/2014

The update to the Building Energy Quotient program includes more building types and a new methodology to measure "In Operation" buildings.

07/31/2014

Improper lockdown security may leave your building and occupants vulnerable

07/29/2014

Is the American energy policy lagging behind the rest of the world?

07/22/2014

How to keep building occupants safe during the hot season.

07/21/2014

Spaces grow denser as the industry emerges from a slump.

07/18/2014

Study ranks states on fuel and consumption.

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