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Green Glossary & References References Organizations Website: The Ashkin Group, LLC www. ashkingroup. com Building Owners and Managers Association www. boma. org Building Service Contractors Association International www. bscai. org Center for a New American Dream www. newdream. org Carpet and Rug Institute www. carpet- rug. com The Collaborative for High Performance Schools www. chps. net Green Hotel Association www. greenhotels. com Green Seal www. greenseal. org Health Care Without Harm www. noharm. org Hospitals for a Healthy Environment www. h2e- online. org International Sanitary Supply Association www. issa. com Janitorial Pollution Prevention Project www. west2pnet. org/ janitorial/ jp4. htm Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ( LEED) www. usgbc. org US Green Building Council www. usgbc. org Government California Environmental Protection Agency www. calepa. ca. gov California OSHA www. dir. ca. gov/ occupational_ safety. html Occupational Safety and Health Administration www. osha. gov Office of the Environmental Executive www. ofee. gov United States Environmental Protection Agency www. epa. gov US EPA Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines www. epa. gov/ cpg US EPA Design for the Environment http:// www. epa. gov/ dfe US EPA Environmentally Preferable Purchasing www. epa. gov/ epp Stewardship Stewardship and Occupant responsibility Programs recognize that it is everyone's responsibility to help create the healthiest indoor en vironment possible. These programs are developed in conjunction with the facility's senior officials and include tr aining and other communication strategies to engage the buildings occupants, cleaning personnel , vacuum specialists, etc. Sustainable/ Sustainability Meeting the needs of the current generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their o wn needs. Toxicity The inherent ability of a chemical, biological, or physical agent to cause adverse effects in living organisms. US Green Building Council ( USGBC) The U. S. Green Building Council ( USGBC) is leading a national consensus for producing a new generation of buildings tha t deliver high performance inside and out. VOC Volatile Organic Compounds have been linked to indoor air quality ( IAQ) problems and potential respirtory distr ess. Often found in fragrances, floor finishes, solvent based cleaners and other typical cleaning products. 22

R Distributed by: EC- 1 12/ 09 U. S. Green Building Council: Earning LEED Credits with Your Green Cleaning and Maintenance Program EQ Credit 3.7: Green Cleaning: Sustainable Cleaning Equipment ( 1 point) . Vacuum cleaners are certified by the Carpet and Rug Institute " Green Label" Testing Program for vacuum cleaners and operate with a sound level of less than 70dBA. . PROSENSE X2 Upright Vacuum: page 10. . SPEEDSTER 600H Back Pack Vacuum: page 10. . SPEEDSTER 1000H Back Pack Vacuum: page 10. EQ Credit 3.8: Green Cleaning: Entryway Systems ( 1 point) . Utilize entryway systems ( grilles, grates, mats) to reduce the amount of dirt, dust, pollen, and other particles entering the building at all public entryways. . DEFENDER RENEW Entryway Mats: page 4. . SUNRISE RENEW Entryway Mats: page 4. EQ Credit 3.1: Green Cleaning: High- Peformance Cleaning Program ( 1 point) . Use of chemical concentrates with appropriate dilution systems to minimize chemical use whenever possible. . NAVIGATOR Dilution Management System and Green Seal Approved Chemicals: page 7. . Use of sustainable cleaning materials, products, equipment, janito- rail paper products, and trash bags ( including microfiber tools and wipes). . STERLING Towel and Tissue Products are made from 100% recycled materials and meet EPA Guidelines: page 15. . FUTURA and TERRA- RENEW Green Can Liners: page 16. . Use of sustainable cleaning and hard floor and carpet care products meeting sustainablility criteria outlined in EQ Credits 3.4- 3.6. . Green Seal Certified Floor Products: page 7 & 8. EQ Credit 3.4- 3.6: Green Cleaning: Purchase of Sustainable Cleaning Products and Materials ( 1- 3 points) . Implement sustainable purchasing for cleaning materials, and prod- ucts, disposable janitorial paper products, and trash bags. . NAVIGATOR Dilution Management System and Green Seal Approved Chemicals: page 7. . STERLING Towel and Tissue Products are made from 100% recycled materials and meet EPA Guidelines: page 15. . FUTURA and TERRA- RENEW Green Can Liners: page 16. . Green Seal GS- 37, for general purpose, bath room, glass and carpet cleaners used for indus- trial and institutional purposes. . COMPASS Neutral Floor Cleaner: page 7. . ATLAS Multi- Purpose Cleaner Degreaser: page 7. . SUMMIT Heavy- Duty Cleaner: page 7. . INFINITY Glass Cleaner: page 7. . FRESH START Tub & Tile Cleaner: page 7. . Green Seal GS- 40, for industrial and institutional floor care products. . LEGACY Metal- Free Floor Finish: page 8. . TAKE- DOWN Low Odor Floor Stripper: page 8. . Green Seal GS- 09, for paper towels and napkins. . Green Seal GS- 01, for tissue paper. . STERLING 2- ply Tissue Products are GS- 1 Certified, made from 100% recycled materials, meet EPA Guidelines: page 15. . Green Seal GS- 41, for industrial and institutional hand cleaners. . FOAMCLEAN and FOAMFRESH Soaps: page 9. Printed on Recycled Paper