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Air & Health

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Implement a space-wide non-smoking policy
  • Implement a building perimeter non-smoking policy which exceeds 20 ft.
  • Have daylight accessible to at least 50% of our occupants
  • Have daylight accessible to at least 75+% of our occupants
  • Implement a space-wide policy on green cleaning
  • 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
  • Use a carbon dioxide (CO2) and/or carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring system
  • Continuously monitor our indoor air for CO2 or CO
  • Use mats, rugs & grates at building entrances to manage particulates
  • Implement a pest-management plan to reduce or eliminate sources of food, water & shelter

Energy

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Practice powering-down during unoccupied times (computers, lights)
  • Make it a priority to purchase all Energy Star® Certified appliances & equipment
  • 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
  • Ensure all individuals have task lighting controls to reduce overall lighting usage
  • 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

Materials

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • 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
  • Prioritize purchasing products made from FSC® or SFI® Certified materials, such as
  • 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
  • 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 flooring contains at least 10% of content derived from recycled fibers

Water

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • 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
  • Do not irrigate our landscape

Waste Reduction

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • 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
  • Conducted a waste stream audit of paper, toner & other office supplies (past 12 months)
  • Calculated our diverted waste by volume and/or cost
  • 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
  • Use reusable dishware, kitchenware & utensils

Bonus Points

This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Provide wellness plans or wellness training for our staff &/or stakeholders
  • Display education stations identifying sustainable practices
  • 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 localized pick-up for recycling: Electrical equipment (computers, etc.)
  • Have an organizational pledge to nurture a sustainable workplace (i.e., Sustainability Mission Statement)
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