list of sustainable businesses

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Implement a space-wide policy to minimize the use of toxic pesticides
  • Use mats, rugs & grates at building entrances to manage particulates
  • Implement a pest-management plan to reduce or eliminate sources of food, water & shelter
  • Provide shading devices or tinted windows to control sunlight
    • Use certified environmentally-friendly cleaning products
    • Use only low-VOC interior paints
      • Use only low-VOC interior sealants & coatings
        • Maintain and clean our HVAC at least twice per calendar year
          • Optimize our indoor air system with filters rated MERV 8 or greater
            • Optimize our indoor air system with the use of economizers, air handling units, etc
            • Have daylight accessible to at least 50% of our occupants
              • Have daylight accessible to at least 75+% of our occupants
            • 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
            • Initiated a third-party energy audit
            • Use automatic controls, timers or a building automation system for our primary HVAC
            • Implement zoned temperature controls or another building management system
              • Completed the Energy Star® Portfolio Manager
                • Have a policy to phase all incandescent lighting to CFL, LED or better
                  • Have a policy to phase all ballasted lighting fixtures to T8 or better
                    • Practice powering-down during unoccupied times (computers, lights)
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                    This location is managed sustainably because they:

                    • Prioritize purchasing corn-based dishware, as opposed to petroleum-based products
                    • Prioritize purchasing organic food items and/or food items harvested & processed within 250 miles, as well as
                      • Prioritize purchasing food items labeled USDA Organic
                    • Prioritize purchasing products made from recycled content, such as
                      • Prioritize purchasing building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs made from recycled content
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                    This location is managed sustainably because they:

                    • Incorporate native plant species & perennials onsite, to reduce irrigation use
                    • Meter our landscape irrigation
                    • Use high-efficiency toilet flushing mechanisms
                      • Use low-flow faucet and/or showerhead fixtures in 50+% of common areas
                        • Use motion-sensored faucets & fixtures in 50+% of common areas (kitchens are exempt)
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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
                          • Implement methods to recycle and/or divert these specialized items: CFCs
                          • Implement methods to recycle and/or divert these specialized items: Other
                          • Set all common area printers to 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
                              • Implement a space-wide recycling policy, which includes a
                                • 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
                              • Promote and/or incentivize carpooling & car-sharing
                              • Promote and/or incentivize use of mass transit
                              • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Plastic
                              • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Electrical equipment (computers, etc.)
                              • Provide wellness plans or wellness training for our staff &/or stakeholders
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                              Sustainable businesses and buildings in Moon Township, PA

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