|Replace incandescent bulbs with compact florescent lighting in your home to save energy and money.
You can reduce your energy consumption and lower your monthly bills by installing dimmers and motion sensors as an alternative to regular light switches.
|Plants can improve your indoor air quality, and add character to your atmosphere. Check with an indoor horticulturist.|
|Energy audits can help you determine inefficiencies that, when corrected, can reduce energy usage and consequently, energy bills. The audit zeroes in on where you should make changes to improve the use of energy. You will be able to develop a reduction plan based on the information the audit provides.|
|Make sure the cleaning crew is using green cleaning products to maintain healthy indoor air quality. Cleaning products used should not be toxic to the environment. By using eco-friendly products, you may earn LEED points.|
|Your selection of flooring affects your indoor air quality. Some flooring products contain recycled material. Sustainable products such as bamboo and FSC wood helps our eco system. Use of these products may qualify you for LEED points.|
|Purchase paints and sealants that contain low VOC to improve your indoor air quality, and help with LEED points.|
|Occupancy/vacancy sensors can control energy usage and reduce costs. Install them to several lights fixtures and fans to gain maximum efficiency. You may be able to earn LEED points, an EPACT 2005 federal deduction, and possibly a DTE rebate.|
|A well thought out plan can enhance your working space, increase productivity and give LEED points.|