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Xlerator green-certifications

  1. 1. XLERATOR® GREEN CERTIFICATIONS the new standard for commercial facilitiesLEED® (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Sustainable Buildings Industry CouncilIn March 2000, the U.S. Green Building Council formally Excel Dryer is a member of the Sustainablereleased the LEED Green Building Rating System. Today, Buildings Industry Council. Since itshundreds of public and private building projects in the inception in 1980, SBIC has been aUnited States and abroad use LEED as the standard for national leader in defining the whole-green building specifications. XLERATOR® helps building approach to design, which resultsfacilities qualify for LEED Credits in several areas: in high performance buildings and favors sustainability as a prominent design objective. SBIC members and partners share the common goalApplicable LEED Credits (2009 Rating Systems) of delivering buildings that provide long-term value and performance, • A (Earth & Atmosphere) Credit 1 - Optimizing Energy Performance E reduce operating costs, keep occupants safe, comfortable and healthy, (Now a mandatory credit for all LEED facilities) and protect the natural environment. • R Credit 6 Solid Waste Management - Waste Stream Audit M • EQ Credit 3.1 Green Cleaning - High Performance Cleaning Program I Green Restaurant Association • O Credit 1 Innovation in Operations I The XLERATOR is the only hand dryer is endorsed by the GRA as the best environmental solution in the hand • O Credit 3 Documenting Sustainable Building Cost Impacts I dryer category for the restaurant industry.The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating System™ is a/thenationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operations of high performance greenbuildings. LEED was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a nonprofit working to transform Green Hotels Associationthe building industry to sustainable practices. Excel Dryer is an Ally Member and approved vendor of the Green Hotels Association. XLERATOR is the recommended hand dryer forEnvironmental Building News – GreenSpec® green hotels.The leading newsletter on environmentally responsibledesign and construction since 1992, EBN is Oikos Product Directoryindependently published and advertisement free. The most comprehensive listing of products and services for energy-The research and reporting is uncompromised by corporate or industry efficient, environmentally-responsible building construction. XLERATORsponsorships. EBN researchers independently tested XLERATOR for its hand dryers are listed in the directory. www.oikos.com.performance and energy efficiency and determined that XLERATORclearly outperforms conventional electric hand dryers, both in energysavings and dry time, which is why XLERATOR was the first hand dryer Good for the Environmentto be GreenSpec Listed. • Voted Top Ten Product of 2002 by the editors of EBN Do you know the facts?GreenSpec - is a database of green products, specifications and practicesfor use by architects and construction professionals. This database includes Seventeen trees are consumedover 2,100 green building products carefully screened by the editors of to make one ton of paper.Environmental Building News, organized according to the 16-division CSIMasterFormat™ system. The XLERATOR is listed in Division 10 28 00.Green Building Initiative One ton of paper productionExcel Dryer is a proud registered supporter of the GreenBuilding Initiative. The mission of the Green Building pollutes 20,000 gallons of water.Initiative is to accelerate the adoption of buildingpractices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and One ton of paper consumesenvironmentally sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical three cubic yards of landfill.green building approaches for residential and commercial construction. EXCEL DRYER Inc. Toll free: 1.800.255.9235 Email: sales@exceldryer.com Average cost of paper is 2 cents per Website: www.exceldryer.com hand dry using paper towels vs. ® 1/10th of a cent using hand dryers.