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Alpha Insurance Company

Alpha Insurance – Des Moines

123 Rainbow Rd.
Des Moines, IA 50047
(312) 456-5489

Rating: 3260

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Air & Health

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Implement a space-wide non-smoking policy
  • Conduct occupancy surveys addressing thermal comfort, indoor air, acoustics, lighting &/or safety
  • Provide shading devices or tinted windows to control sunlight
  • Optimize our indoor air system with filters rated MERV 8 or greater
  • Seal our supply & return air duct openings during construction activity

Energy

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Make it a priority to purchase all Energy Star® Certified appliances & equipment
  • Have common area lighting on automatic timers & occupancy sensors
  • Use a high-efficiency boiler or hot-water system
  • Have wrapped and/or insulated ductwork
  • Measure our carbon emissions
  • Offset our grid consumption through the purchase of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs)
  • Have a green vegetated roof

Materials

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Have a written policy which commits to purchasing environmentally-preferable products
  • Prioritize purchasing products made from rapidly renewable materials, such as
  • Prioritize purchasing > 50% of supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles, such as
  • Prioritize purchasing 100% of supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles, such as
  • Ensure all new flooring purchases will comprise of recycled carpet fibers, carpet tiles and/or other sustainable flooring
  • Prioritize purchasing organic food items and/or food items harvested & processed within 250 miles, as well as

Water

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Have a written policy which commits to reducing our indoor water use
  • Separately meter water where applicable (separate from main)
  • Have a system to capture rainwater and/or greywater
  • Have a green vegetated roof

Waste Reduction

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Have a written policy which commits to reducing waste generation and disposal
  • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Metal
  • Conducted a waste stream audit of paper, toner & other office supplies (past 12 months)
  • Use reusable dishware, kitchenware & utensils

Bonus Points

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Have a space that is LEED® certified
  • Have a space that is Energy Star® certified
  • Have a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or similar sustainability reporting initiative
  • Have outdoor green spaces and/or picnic areas
  • Promote and/or incentivize carpooling & car-sharing
  • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Plastic
  • Have a space that is certified as a Living Building
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