19 Jun '12, 1pm

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If you’re considering going green, the best first-step is to take stock of your current processes and identify potential opportunities. For example, if your company is looking to remodel your offices, consider selecting flooring products that are certified to national sustainability assessment standards , such as NSF/ANSI 140 for carpeting, NSF/ANSI 332 for resilient flooring and BIFMA level commercial furniture sustainability standard, and use Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certified wood where possible. Look for appliances with ENERGY STAR and WaterSense certifications to help your office reduce energy consumption and water usage. Many companies today are also looking at LEED certification, which provides independent, third-party verification that a building was designed and built using strategies aimed at achieving high perform...

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