Why Is Green Cleaning Important?
What Are The Benefits?
- Reduced Absenteeism
- Lower Utility Bills
- Reduced Disposal Costs
- Increased Building Efficiency
- Longer Building Life
- Health Insurance Rate Reduction
- Tax Breaks
- Higher Occupancy Levels
- Higher Caliber Building Tenants
- Ability to Obtain Higher Lease Rates
Who Says It's Green?
The Green Seal mark represents compliance with a rigorous set of criteria designed to achieve leadership levels of sustainability. Green Seal certification represents real and verified environmental improvement. Peer-reviewed research shows reduced impacts resulting from products and services meeting the requirements for certification.
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ECOLOGO-certified products are certified for reduced environmental impact. ECOLOGO certifications are voluntary, multi-attribute, lifecycle-based environmental certifications that indicate a product has undergone rigorous scientific testing and exhaustive auditing, or both, to prove its compliance with stringent, third-party, environmental performance standards.
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Carpet and Rug Institute
The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) established proprietary testing programs for carpet cleaning chemicals, equipment, and vacuums. Products bearing the CRI Seal of Approval are rigorously tested and certified to effectively remove soil and particulates from carpets, reduce VOCs, and improve indoor air quality, promoting healthier environments for all and extending the lifespans of carpets.
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LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
LEED is a voluntary, consensus-based national rating system for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. LEED-certified buildings are resource-efficient. They use less water and energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As an added bonus, they save money. Purchasing sustainable products can help you earn credits toward attaining or maintaining LEED certification for your facility.
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