Contractors Go Green

Improve Your Business by Going Green

The current trends in the minds of those willing to invest in new construction, as well as in the promises of the new upcoming environmentally knowledgeable generation, is a focus on renewable sources of energy and the preserving of the planet. This trend has the potential to save this country’s economy through the implementation of new infrastructure to support the shift to going green. The Houston roofing contractor can dramatically benefit from this by adjusting his materials and construction practices to accommodate the clients who want to be ecologically responsible in their choices of contractors.

LEED Certification of Products and Services

LEED, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building rating system is a third-party program which certifies the design, construction tools and practices and operations for what are nationally accepted as green buildings. Having a LEED certification will put your company on the organization website’s list of exceptional contractors in the advancement of environmentally conscious design, and will provide your company with added exposure to an active market sector.

Recycled Products Renewed Ideas

By using recycled or reclaimed products in constructions and implementing the use of fuel-efficient heating and cooling systems, including the implementation of alternate energy sources such as solar panels and geothermal heating, the commercial roofing contractor can both increase his business and have the satisfaction of knowing that his company is helping to sustain and renew our depleted natural resources.

Government Backing

It seems that the Government is very serious about providing funding for the new infrastructure required to implement green energy programs. If programs progress as Washington is currently promising, the home contractor is who not using green products and providing green energy solutions in his constructions will go the way of the dinosaurs. The resources seem to be there; the public is ready for the change, it is up to the construction industry to provide the tools we need to keep the green movement going forward.

 

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