Environmental Compliance Alert newsletter: “Real Problems/Solutions: Sustainability Cut Costs, Reduced Energy Demand”
Written by Art Figueroa, Environmental Director, Smith & Associates
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00
In this sidebar, Smith Environmental Director Art Figueroa discusses the steps Smith took when working to “reduce [its] environmental footprint and improve [its] green reputation” during its sustainability overhaul. He discusses Smith’s audit of its headquarters facilities and how implementing the improvements the audit results suggested, such as cutting energy use and cost with cool-roof technology and installing a solar insulating system to keep heat in during the winter and out during the summer, reduced energy use by 14%.
Read article: “Real Problems/Solutions: Sustainability Cut Costs, Reduced Energy Demand” on page 7