Green Building & Sustainability.

September 5, 2018 at 11:51 am / by

greenBeckner Energy Upgraders is a LEED (AP), adhering to the guidelines of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. Contact Beckner Energy Upgraders for more information on Green Building, Sustainability and LEED Certification.

The built environment has a vast impact on the natural environment, human health and our economy. It’s also where we consume an enormous amount of energy — heating and cooling alone account for 40% of our greenhouse gas emissions.

By adopting green building and LEED strategies, such as: low-flow and high-efficiency fixtures, HVAC systems with energy recovery units and variable refrigerant volume heat pumps, weatherization, low-VOC paint, Advanced Home Energy Upgrades, high U-factor windows, Energy Star-rated appliances, sustainable construction materials, energy efficient insulation, drought tolerant plants, etc., we can maximize economic, environmental and energy performance.

Green design and construction methods can be integrated at any stage, new construction, remodeling, renovation and deconstruction.

Potential Global Environmental Benefits

  • Enhance and protect biodiversity and ecosystems
  • Improve air and water quality
  • Reduce waste streams
  • Conserve and restore natural resources

Potential Social & Personal Benefits

  • Enhance comfort and health
  • Increase home energy performance
  • Heighten aesthetic qualities
  • Minimize strain on local infrastructure
  • Improve overall quality of life