(Bad) Adventures in Green
One must admit, when you think about it you gotta think: “What were they thinking!” A humongous replica of the Statue of Liberty? In Styrofoam! One of the least biodegradable products made by man?
We can’t take credit for finding this folly ourselves – the good and funny folks at earthfir
How to Help Your Office Go Green
Let’s say you’re an office manager or business owner – or even “just” a regular employee – and you want your place of business to set up shop with green office furniture and components.
This is a new idea to your business, and you’re wondering how you can convince the folks who wield the
Living the Life of LEED
LEED is popping up all over. We see it more and more as more and more people and see the benefits of working in and/or constructing a LEED-certified building.
But just what is LEED certification? What is the LEED lowdown?
A very short LEED primer: The acronym stand
Saved Energy Means More Profit
As “going green” gains momentum, companies are assessing new ways to make changes.
According to the US EPA, a typical office building’s energy usage represents 30% of its operating costs (CoStar Press Release). A large amount of that comes from wasted energy that could be dramatically red
Office Pollution: A Dangerous Tale.
Who would think furniture could be dangerous? Yet most traditional furniture is made with materials, paints and finishes that are highly toxic. These materials can cause a variety of allergic reactions, some quite severe.
Amazingly, one of the key culprits commonly used in furniture is f
LEED Certification: Your Next Step?
In the past few years large corporations have begun taking the green movement seriously. Since 1995, a diverse roster of companies like McDonald’s. Starbucks, and REI have built or refit their buildings and gained the LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). There are also
Green Office Furniture: The Wonders of Wheatboard
As eco-awareness grows in the business world, more companies are making big changes to ‘green’ their offices. A fairly easy change to make is to simply change your furniture.
Options are getting easier to find. An online search reveals a variety of manufacturers that produce eco-friendly
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