With environmental sustainability high on the agenda for many facilities managers – especially as more businesses across the supply chain are demanding to see green credentials from all suppliers – pressure is on to minimise the environmental impact of their services and products.
Environmental issues, rising energy costs, increased economic challenges, and social responsibility… why must facility owners and managers take action now?
According to the EPA, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, and exposure to pollution can be up to 100 times greater inside than out
According to Energy Star, 30% of energy in commercial buildings is used inefficiently or unnecessarily
About 23% of U.S. office workers experience two or more sick-building syndrome (SBS) symptoms annually
"We need to improve the ways we clean in order to reduce infection rates whilst being kinder to the environment"
Wowex green program:
The Wowex green program focuses on products, tools, equipment, processes and policies, including requirements for LEED and Well certification. By implementing the Wowex green program, your building can earn up to 11 points toward LEED certification in the Existing Buildings O+M category. Wowex can also help you with the stringent LEED documentation requirements.
Through green cleaning, recycling, energy reduction, and other services, Wowex promotes a healthier and more comfortable environment for your building’s occupants while reducing harm done to the earth.
Your own priorities will help you decide how green you want to go. No matter what your sustainability goals are we have a program that will fit your needs.