LEED Certification

Better Employee Health

Healthy businesses are strong businesses.

In a competitive landscape, more businesses are realizing that their workplace can be a strategic business tool and its care is vital to protecting its most valuable asset—its workers.

Recent studies have shown that sustainable buildings, or buildings that go green, have measurable financial gains due to employee health, productivity, and retention as well as lower operating costs. And, as more and more businesses benefit from green cleaning, their individual impact grows exponentially to reach a global scale.

Green cleaning is one of the easiest and fastest ways for building managers to make their facilities healthier for employees, not to mention their contribution to the overall environment. Plus, it offers the ability to earn LEED® points in the process.

It’s Easy Being Green

Switching to ServiceMaster of Halifax Business Services green cleaning is an easy way to get your building and business on the path to saving money, being healthier and getting green-certified. Achieving LEED Certification is perhaps the most recognized way to improve your business image and performance in environmental stewardship.

LEED®

The Canadian Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. The program provides a roadmap for measuring and documenting success for every building type, whether you have an existing building (LEED-EB) or a new construction (LEED-NC). LEED® gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings’ performance.

By switching to green cleaning with ServiceMaster of Halifax Business Services, you can quickly and easily qualify for LEED® points. To learn more about LEED® certification, download this LEED Chart

Research has shown that facilities that switch to green cleaning have:

  • Healthier employees
  • Greater productivity and retention
  • Lower operating costs
  • Positive environmental impacts

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