Energy-Efficient Lighting– Visit the Department of Energy’s Commercial Lighting Solutions website, which will allow you to estimate the energy usage of your existing building and see the impact from re-lamping and retrofit solutions in kWh.
Delamping –Visit the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) Tools and Guides section for recommended light levels for various tasks.
No-Flush or Lower-Flush Urinals and Toilets – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a WaterSense Product Guide which can be helpful when installing water-efficient toilets.
Responsible Battery and Electronics Recycling – Earth911 offers a free service to find local disposal centers for batteries and e-waste, along with other hazardous materials. Call2Recycle also offers a similar, free service for recycling batteries and certain e-waste items.
Sustainable Cleaning Supplies –The website for Green Seal, an organization that certifies products as sustainable, is a free resource for finding sustainable cleaning products that will help in implementing this measure. Environmental Choice Certified Products can also be found through the EcoLogo website, which has a section specifically for professional purchasers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also has a list of partners and products that are recognized under the Design for the Environment program.