list of sustainable businesses

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Use mats, rugs & grates at building entrances to manage particulates
  • Measure internal humidity in at least 50% of our space
  • Seal our supply & return air duct openings during construction activity
  • Provide shading devices or tinted windows to control sunlight
    • Provide specialized shading devices, such as light shelves
  • Use certified environmentally-friendly cleaning products
  • Use only low-VOC interior paints
    • Use only no-VOC interior paints
  • Use only low-VOC interior sealants & coatings
    • Use only no-VOC interior sealants & coatings
  • Use a carbon dioxide (CO2) and/or carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring system
    • Have daylight accessible to at least 50% of our occupants
      • Have daylight accessible to at least 75+% of our occupants
      • Have daylight accessible to 100% of our occupants
    • Maintain and clean our HVAC at least twice per calendar year
      • Change or clean our HVAC filters at least quarterly
    • Optimize our indoor air system with filters rated MERV 8 or greater
      • Change or clean our HVAC filters at least quarterly
    • Optimize our indoor air system with the use of economizers, air handling units, etc
    • Implement a space-wide policy on green cleaning
    • Implement a space-wide non-smoking policy
    • Conduct occupancy surveys addressing thermal comfort, indoor air, acoustics, lighting &/or safety
      • Developed a plan to address our thermal comfort, indoor air, acoustics, lighting &/or safety
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    This location is managed sustainably because they:

    • Have wrapped and/or insulated ductwork
    • Have insulated roof & walls, defined by values R-19 or greater
    • Make it a priority to purchase all Energy Star® Certified appliances & equipment
    • Implement daytime cleaning
    • Use programmable thermostats and/or "range" controls (e.g., two degrees up & down)
      • Use thermostat timers to control peak vs. non-peak loads
    • Use automatic controls, timers or a building automation system for our primary HVAC
    • Implement zoned temperature controls or another building management system
      • Use a high-efficiency boiler or hot-water system
        • Use a high-efficiency water temperature control and/or pumping system
      • Have a policy to phase all incandescent lighting to CFL, LED or better
        • Ensure all our applicable interior lighting is CFL, LED or better
      • Have a policy to phase all ballasted lighting fixtures to T8 or better
        • Ensure all ballasted lighting fixtures are T8 or better
        • Ensure all ballasted lighting fixtures are energy efficient, uplit ambient lighting
      • Offset our grid consumption through the use of onsite renewable energy (solar, wind, geothermal, etc.)
        • Completed the Energy Star® Portfolio Manager
          • Achieved a rating of 70+ on our Energy Star Portfolio Manager
        • Have a written policy which commits to energy-efficient operations
        • Practice powering-down during unoccupied times (computers, lights)
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        This location is managed sustainably because they:

        • Ensure all new flooring purchases will comprise of recycled carpet fibers, carpet tiles and/or other sustainable flooring
          • Ensure all new flooring contains low or no-VOC content
        • Ensure all new product purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde, such as
          • Ensure all new furniture purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde
          • Ensure all new building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs contain no added urea-formaldehyde
          • Ensure all new cabinet, countertop & flooring purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde
        • Prioritize purchasing products made from FSC® or SFI® Certified materials, such as
          • Prioritize purchasing furniture items made from FSC® or SFI® Certified materials
          • Prioritize purchasing building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs made from FSC® or SFI® Certified materials
          • Prioritize purchasing cabinets, countertops & flooring made from FSC® or SFI® Certified materials
        • Prioritize purchasing > 50% of supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles, such as
          • Prioritize purchasing > 50% furniture items harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
          • Prioritize purchasing > 50% building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
          • Prioritize purchasing > 50% cabinets, countertops & flooring harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
        • Prioritize purchasing products made from recycled content, such as
          • Prioritize purchasing furniture items made from recycled content
          • Prioritize purchasing paper, toner cartridges & other office supplies made from recycled content
          • Prioritize purchasing building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs made from recycled content
          • Prioritize purchasing cabinets, countertops & flooring made from recycled content
        • Prioritize purchasing products made from rapidly renewable materials, such as
          • Prioritize purchasing furniture items made from rapidly renewable materials
          • Prioritize purchasing building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs made from rapidly renewable materials
          • Prioritize purchasing cabinets, countertops & flooring made from rapidly renewable materials
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        This location is managed sustainably because they:

        • Have a system to capture rainwater and/or greywater
          • Control rainwater and/or greywater prior to its disbursement into the watershed
        • Incorporate native plant species & perennials onsite, to reduce irrigation use
        • Meter our landscape irrigation
        • Do not irrigate our landscape
        • Use high-efficiency toilet flushing mechanisms
          • Use dual-flush toilet units
          • Use waterless toilet units
        • Use low-flow faucet and/or showerhead fixtures in 50+% of common areas
          • Have low-flow and/or faucet fixtures in 100% of common areas
        • Have a written policy which commits to reducing our indoor water use
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        This location is managed sustainably because they:

        • Use motion-sensored paper towel distributors and/or hands-free, energy efficient dryers
        • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Paper & cardboard
        • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Glass
        • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Metal
        • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Batteries
        • Implement methods to recycle and/or divert these specialized items: Fluorescent bulbs
        • Implement methods to recycle and/or divert these specialized items: Hazardous materials
        • Set all common area printers to default to double-sided or scrap paper printing
          • Ensure all print users default to double-sided or scrap paper printing
        • Set all common area printers to default to draft quality and/or black/white or grayscale print
          • Ensure all print users default to draft quality and/or black/white or grayscale print
        • Have a written policy which commits to reducing waste generation and disposal
        • Implement a space-wide recycling policy, which includes a
          • Have a 2+ can segregated recycling system (separate wet & dry waste)
          • Have a single can commingled recycling system, intended to be separated offsite
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        This location is managed sustainably because they:

        • Have outdoor green spaces and/or picnic areas
        • Incorporate an effecient space plan and/or promote a flexible, mobile work environment
        • Have on-site bike storage
        • Completed facility renovations & additions that exceeded code requirements for energy efficiency
        • Have an on-site garden and/or indoor plants
        • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Plastic
        • Provide wellness plans or wellness training for our staff &/or stakeholders
        • Have a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or similar sustainability reporting initiative
        • Have a space that is LEED® certified
        • Have a space that is Energy Star® certified
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        Sustainable businesses and buildings in Moon Township, PA

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