Cleaning & Restoration Breaking News

Diversey Facilities Earn LEED-EB Certifications

STURTEVANT, Wis. – June 16, 2010 – Diversey, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded the company LEED–EB (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Existing Building) for three of its facilities at its global headquarters campus.

Diversey’s global headquarters building and distribution facilities were certified at the LEED-EB Gold level and its East Campus building was recognized at the LEED-EB Silver level. These achievements make Diversey one of the first companies in the United States to earn LEED certifications for an entire global headquarters campus that serves a variety of purposes, including business operations, research and development, and warehousing and distribution.

“Diversey continues to pursue excellence in environmental management,” said Diversey Chairman S. Curtis Johnson. “The ongoing recognition of our facilities under the LEED program demonstrates how we’re building sustainability into all aspects of our operations.”

LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system developed by the USGBC. The certification provides concise standards for the design, construction and operation of green buildings.

The LEED-EB certifications are part of a broader set of initiatives by Diversey to improve the environmental profile of its operations worldwide by reducing waste, energy and water consumption. Diversey has reported a 17.1 percent reduction in total energy consumption and a 16.1 percent reduction in waste disposed throughout its operations worldwide in 2009.

“Our campus in the Racine area is a living example of how sustainable facility management creates value in an enterprise,” added Diversey President and CEO Ed Lonergan. “Reducing water, waste and energy has made our facilities more profitable and is central to the solutions we offer our customers.”

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to i Cleaning Specialist Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.


Beginning April 21, Google will start judging websites based on their mobile friendliness. What exactly does this mean to you cleaning website? Find out in the latest edition of The Hitman Advertising Show, which will also cover tips and suggestions on getting mobile compliant.
More Podcasts

ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2015 April

The April ICS issue features content on concrete polishing, green cleaning, air duct cleaning, injection sprayers and new products.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
View Results Poll Archive


The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

More Products


Director_Buyer.jpgThe premier resource and reference guide for the cleaning and restoration industries.

Click here to view


facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png youtube_40px.png


Truckmount.jpgEquipment listings and specifications from the leading industry manufacturers.

Click here to view