As a business owner, reducing your carbon footprint is both responsible and an excellent way to lower annual expenditures and take advantage of government programs devised by the United States Green Building Council. That’s why locals throughout Long Island and New York City work with Eco-Tek NY, LLC, the region’s leading source for eco-friendly flooring. When you’re LEED certified, you can reap the benefits of embracing green commercial flooring.
What Is LEED Certification?
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a widely used rating system that measures how green a building is. By adopting eco-friendly materials, efficient appliances, and sustainable building practices, you can increase the value of a property while generating less waste and contributing to a healthier environment. To achieve LEED certification, you need to register with the USGBC and comply with a variety of construction practices, including the use of eco-friendly flooring, energy usage regulations, and environmental laws.
How Does a Business Earn Points?
There are four levels of LEED certification that earn a varying degree of points. These points do more than show potential customers and the public you are an environmentally friendly company. In fact, most LEED-certified businesses cost less to operate and are leased faster, and builders can take advantage of tax credits and incentives based on their points and rating. For example, committing to green building standards is rewarded with an expedited permitting process, leading to cost savings.
Contact an installation contractor to benefit from the financial incentives of LEED certification. Eco-Tek NY, LLC is known throughout Long Island and New York City for offering Eco-Grip® flooring, a commercial floor composed of eco-friendly materials like recycled polyvinyl. If you’re interested in installing eco-friendly flooring that will earn LEED certification and high points, call their office at (516) 837-3294 or visit their website to learn more about their safe, sustainable products. You can also connect with them on Facebook.