Buildings

Incorporating sustainable elements and practices into existing buildings, new construction, construction renovations can save on energy and resources, and increase building and employee efficiency while reducing impacts on the natural environment and human health. Good indoor air quality and environment helps employees perform better and can be beneficial to human health.

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Existing Buildings

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New Building Construction and Renovations

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Building Management

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Existing Buildings

Incorporating sustainability into existing buildings focuses on increasing the efficiency of resources such as energy (electricity and natural gas), water, and materials, while reducing impacts on the natural environment and human health. Sustainable practices can save money, conserve energy, and minimize waste. Good indoor air quality and environment helps employees perform better and can be beneficial to human health.

RESOURCES

CASE STUDIES

  • How XXX is saving $10k per year.

  • Waukesha wins the prize!

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TRAINING

  • Municipal Guide Training

  • Community Round Table

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New Building Construction and Renovations

Prioritizing sustainable practices throughout the design and construction process can decrease immediate capital expenses, operational costs, and future capital expenses while conserving natural resources, benefiting health and productivity, and increasing energy independence.

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Building Management

Improve the safety, health, and productivity of building occupants, reduce liability, save taxpayer dollars, and increase property values through focus on Indoor Environmental Quality and sustainability initiatives. Building Management includes best practices for custodians, office managers, building managers, grounds keepers and building occupants.

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The Waukesha County Green team received a grant from the Mosaic Momentum Initiative. This grant was awarded through the Mosaic environmental movement infrastructure grant slate, which is supporting 21 projects involving 91 organizations across 27 states working on clean air and water, a safe climate, and healthy and just communities.

Contact us to learn how you can start sustainable initiatives in your own community