NACMME

North American Coalition for Maintaining Mother Earth

Posted by Leland On November - 9 - 2016 0 Comment

The whole world is coming to the realization that we cannot continue the practices we have in the past. Global warming is a very serious issue and all sorts of businesses are trying to “go green.” This just means that companies are looking for more environmentally friendly alternatives to current business practices. We have seen it in energy companies, printing companies and so many more. Now the construction industry is following suit. This is so important because taking into account waste and fossil fuels alone, construction has a large environmental impact.

There are many reasons that eco-friendly construction has become a more popular industry. There are the obvious reasons of lessening impact on the environment, but that is not the only incentive. Going green lowers costs for the construction industry. The upfront costs of going green have significantly decreased over the last few years, which has increased the incentive of entering the eco-friendly industry. So how does construction “go green?” Here are just a few of the ways.

  • By using “green” materials like steel.
  • Following stringent manufacturing and safety guidelines.
  • Pre-engineering and pre-fabrication allowing for quicker assembly and less pollution.
  • Seeking expertise from a company who has been involved in the eco-friendly industry.

These are only a few of the ways a construction company can “go green.” It is your duty to try and reduce your environmental impact on this Earth. If you are currently working on a construction job and are looking to cut costs by renting machinery, visit Daily Equipment Company’s site: www.dailyeq.com. They offer different brands of forklifts for rent. They also sell new and used forklifts to fit your needs.

Leland

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