WMIL-TV's Racine & Me looks at how Rochester Village Hall built green while saving green -- energy savings exceed expectations; construction stays within budget.
In our final sustainability and green building segment, Village of Rochester Treasurer Betty Novy reveals the environmentally-friendly feature her and her colleagues value the most in their new Designed to Achieve EnergySTAR building.
Village of Rochester Treasurer Betty Novy shares how the guidance provided by Anderson Ashton was critical in making sustainable design and building choices suited for the Village’s unique needs and not just because they may have been nice to do features.
Village of Rochester Treasurer Betty Novy explains how the Village’s decision to pursue a Designed to Achieve EnergySTAR building was based on the need to save operational costs as well as serve as a good role model.
Bill Ritzman, President of Ritzman Appliance Company, shares how selecting energy efficient building materials paid off in a big way this past winter.
Fred Anderson, CEO & President of Wenthe-Davidson Engineering Company, discusses how being green saves green in construction and operations.
Jeff Wnuk is owner S3 International, an aerospace components distribution and repair company, and in this video he explains how Anderson Ashton helped S3 leverage one of their key operational processes to conserve energy.
Our Client Conversations video series shifts focus to the topic of sustainability and green building. In this video, Kenn Ferron, CFO of American Packaging and Paper, describes how the distributor’s new addition provided opportunities to consider building features that were both sustainable and functional.
Going Green Without Wasting Green
Survey's taken of local executives and facility managers have found that many are interested in the idea of being "sustainable" or "green" but they are not interested in spending a lot to obtain those benefits. Many ideas offered up by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) while inspired, are often far fetched and usually priced beyond the limits of those companies looking for the "Green" edge.
Here is an excellent article that drills down into the concepts of sustainable design being more than sun shades, recycled carpet, and low V.O.C. paints. A recent article in Metalmag (an industry leading publication on all things metal) looks at the importants of Life Cycle Assessments and how they impact sustainable design. If your place of business happens to be in a pre-engineered building then you are a pioneer.