Understanding Green Building: The What and Why of Sustainable Construction

As a company deeply rooted in sustainability and ecological responsibility, we are proud members of the US Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization that unites members dedicated to fostering sustainable practices in construction and operations.

This commitment aligns with our values and underscores our role as industry leaders in endorsing sustainable practices. We've gathered additional information on how we invest in and contribute to transforming design and construction for a greener world. Dive in!

Exploring Green Building

Green building represents an environmental pledge, with buildings conceived to minimize their environmental impact. This sustainable construction model arose from consumer demand, industrial growth, and strategic governmental decisions.

The LEED Certification

Green buildings are recognized by the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, which verifies that buildings adhere to requisite ecological and environmental standards.

LEED's scoring system ranges from 0 to 110 points, and a building must secure at least 40 points to be considered for certification.

Why pursue LEED certification?

Securing the LEED certification enhances an organization's reputation, but the benefits go beyond that. These include:

  • Reducing environmental impact
  • Increasing property value
  • Potentially receiving tax incentives and other financial perks
  • Enhancing the health and day-to-day experience of building occupants

Benefits of Green Building

Employing sustainable materials in green buildings brings several advantages, such as:

  • Making the buildings more eco-friendly
  • Boosting local economy
  • Lowering harmful emissions during manufacturing processes
  • Enhancing air and water quality
  • Conserving natural resources and reducing energy consumption

All these characteristics, components, and certifications are vital for green and sustainable buildings. By supplying materials for these projects, we actively participate in a significant transformation towards a healthier environment and improved quality of life. We can thereby reduce our impact on the planet and consciously advocate for advancing technology that doesn't harm nature.

Benefits of Green Building

At Covering Group, we believe in intertwining innovation and sustainability. We strive to advance our sustainable processes, practices, and management. We realize that contributing to other projects with our products extends beyond merely following a trend—it is about ideating and developing resources that improve the lives of our customers and those who use our products, directly or indirectly.

While we acknowledge there's more to achieve regarding our ecological objectives, we remain dedicated and have made significant strides toward this goal.

Please visit the Covering website for more information about our eco-friendly practices or products. And for more insights like this, stay tuned to the Covering blog.


















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