New Policy Could Help California Businesses Save Energy

Finding quality office furniture in California can be part of a greater concern for social responsibility. This state is working to address energy waste issues, and a new proposal could see businesses make significant cuts in the amount of power they use. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the state's energy commission is developing a plan that would specifically address [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Green Office Solutions|Comments Off on New Policy Could Help California Businesses Save Energy

Verified Wood Products Are More Than Green: They’re Legal

By staying in line with LEED principles, businesses can improve their carbon footprint while making the best choices for themselves as companies. This means that choosing environmental office solutions can also mean making a good decision that complies with the law. In an article for the United States Green Building Council's blog, Taryn Holowka recently examined that organization's role in promoting the [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Products|Comments Off on Verified Wood Products Are More Than Green: They’re Legal

New action tightens LEED wood requirements

LEED compliance comes from knowing which resources are allowable. There's variation even among a single type of material, like wood, and changing standards can make it difficult for some businesses to keep up. In a recent press release, the United States Green Building Council announced that it has adjusted its requirements to allow for certified wood use in approved buildings. [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|Green Office Solutions|Comments Off on New action tightens LEED wood requirements

USGBC: Lower Operating Costs Seen In Some Green Buildings

LEED certification applies all around the world, and businesses in several countries are seeing the benefits. The United States Green Building Council recently looked at some of the advantages of "going green," according to a Dodge Data & Analytics report. As the global index noted, the most widely recognized benefit was "lower operating costs," including those associated with lifecycles. Approximately 69 [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|Green Office Solutions|Comments Off on USGBC: Lower Operating Costs Seen In Some Green Buildings