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Sustainable Healthcare Facilities: Healing the Planet & Patients Alike

When you think of hospitals, you likely envision places of healing, bustling with doctors and nurses, sterile rooms, and advanced medical equipment. But what if these very centers of health are also significant contributors to environmental harm?

The Guide to Sustainable Facility Management for Long-Term Success

Are you looking to make your building and business more sustainable but don't know where to start? Achieving long-term sustainability isn't just a trendy goal—it's a necessity. But where's your roadmap? And how do you ensure you stay on the path?...

How Your Company Can Fight Climate Change

Imagine a future where every business works in tandem with the planet. Today, the reality of climate change is undeniably pressing, marked by steady increases in global temperatures, ice melt, and extreme weather events. Scientific consensus...

A Year of Eco-Friendly Endeavors: Celebrating 365 Days (Plus 1!)

At Emerald Built Environments, sustainability is at the core of everything we do. Our mission is to develop a sustainable future and we do it by working with businesses and organizations to create spaces that are healthy for people and the planet....

Understanding the Costs of Your Sustainable Journey

Improving corporate sustainability is an ongoing process with no defined finish line. To many businesses, this sounds like a daunting proposition that may weigh down their operations. In actuality, it's the opposite — sustainability provides...

The Top 10 Emerald Blogs of 2023

As we set sail into the new year of 2024, it's essential to pause and contemplate the pivotal events that shaped the preceding year. 2023 was a year when the world confronted pressing sustainability challenges head-on, ranging from the urgent...

The Evolution of Sustainability: A Journey of Environmental Awareness

In today's society, there is a prevalent awareness and a growing level of comfort with the idea and terminology of sustainability. From coffee shops encouraging reusable cups to corporations reporting on the Environmental, Social, and Governance...

Behind the Scenes of LEED Certification: Our Success Story

When we contemplated moving offices in 2021, our employees were clear: “Don’t bring us back to the office unless you walk the walk.” To our team at Emerald Built Environments, that commitment meant having LEED-certified offices. However, for a small...

Sustainable Building Finance: A Blueprint for Budget Mastery

In today's building sector, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations aren't just admirable goals — they're business imperatives. Stakeholders are no longer satisfied with a mere nod toward sustainability; they demand tangible...