The following is a list of definitions and links Closet City would like to share with those that are interested in building their homes in an
environmentally conscious manner -- Closet City Articles, a recent Newsletter, and web pages identifying "green" building solutions.
Organizations and Certifications
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) -- is a 501(c) (3) non profit that developed the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System. For additional information go to www.USGBC.org
Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) -- Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. The rating systems for new construction and existing construction has a point systems covering the following areas:
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) -- for more information about how VOCs are emitted as gasses and can negatively effect the indoor air quality of your home go to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency www.EPG.gov.
For an overview of the environmental issues at hand, click on this link to a short web movie called "The Story of Stuff" by Annie Leonard that addresses:
With all the potential chemicals and allergens in your environment, isn't it comforting to know that you can utilize
an organizing system constructed with environmentally responsible NAUF materials and LEED certified products?
Call Closet City at (215) 855-4400 for more information about Green Solutions for your home! Or, simply fill out this short, easy online form and someone from our office will contact you the next business day!