Building(s)

On this page you can find information and links that will help to reduce inefficiencies in the building(s) on your church campus.

 

Camp AldersgateLEED Certification 

What is LEED-- check NRDC out to find the answer
http://www.nrdc.org/buildinggreen/leed.asp

Read an article about the first LEED certified church in the United States:
http://www.edcmag.com/Articles/Leed/

(Pictured to the left:  Camp Aldersgate, Little Rock, AR. A LEED certified camp commons building affiliated with the UMC. Click the photo to read more)

 

U.S. Green building Council
http://www.usgbc.org/

Greener Buildings Blog
http://www.greenerbuildings.com

 

GoGreen Fast Facts:

Congregations that practice environmental stewardship can save 30% on their utility bills, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

Flushing a toilet ONCE in the western world is equivalent to the amount of water that the average person in a developing nation uses in a day for washing, drinking, cleaning and cooking-- 10 liters.

 

 

 

 


Clip from the documentary RENEWAL, find out more at
http://www.renewalproject.net

 

GoGreen Tip:
 
Refrigerated vending machines consume 400 watts of energy, for annual operating cost of $225.  Ask your machine provider to turn off the the display light; saving up to $100 each year.  Visit
http://www.vendingmiserstore.com to learn about the installation of an energy saving device on your vending machine that could save 40% of electricity costs.