JE Berkowitz eases the process of LEED certification for your project with our knowledgeable LEED personnel. We identify and fulfill your LEED project requirements. We also support you throughout the life of the project so you can focus your attention on design and construction. It is JEB’s mission to reduce our carbon footprint. Along with LEED, we are committed to sustainability. Here are some initiatives we have taken to do our part for the environment.
ISO Quality and commitment to contiue process improvements
RENOVATE by BERKOWITZ triple glazing system for the renovation/rehabilitaion segment, can contribute towards
JEB’s Environmental Commitment
Photovoltaic solar array covers entire roof of JEB facility with over 7,200 solar panels
Produces annually – in excess of 2m KW hours
Over 30% of all electric usage supplied by solar array
Renewable energy source
Sort and recycle glass to reduce landfill waste
Sort and recycle PVB interlayer scraps for reuse
Energy efficient tempering furnaces
Highly efficient water recycling systems, including reverse osmosis plant
Natural lighting and software controlled lighting systems in manufacturing plant
Specialized Freight Options using returnable steel rack transportation versus wood crating to preserve natural resources
Partner with the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) on the SmartWay™ Transport Partnership Program to provide eco-friendly shipping
For complete information on LEED and its certification process, visit the USGBC web site at http://www.usgbc.org/leed.
To qualify as a LEED certified building under the new rating system, the building must attain at least 40 of the possible base points.