Manufacturer InitiativesNo single standard yet exists for determining whether any particular product or construction practice is “green.” Rating systems and programs such as LEED and Green Globes have emerged to better measure green attributes. Global awareness has led to a growing market demand for environmentally friendly or “green” building design, best practices and products.

Manufacturers are promoting their “green” products, architects, developers and owners are demanding green construction and renovations, and governments are requesting environmentally responsible vendors and suppliers.

The purpose of this section is to provide an introduction to the green initiatives of our Vendor Partners so that you may better understand which of their products and practices may be characterized as environmentally friendly or “green.”