Sustainability

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At Bishop Ranch, sustainability means something. Our unrivaled and comprehensive environmental policies enhance your brand, demonstrating that your business participates in sustainable practices. They also benefit your employees, who feel good about working here and enjoying a healthier lifestyle.

LEED Certification

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  • LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices.
  • 8 million square feet certified with most buildings earning Gold
  • Exceptional performance in transportation, energy, indoor air quality, site management, construction and green cleaning
  • The largest concentration of LEED space outside of a metropolitan area

Award-Winning Transportation Program

  • Free bus passes valued at $2,000,000 provided annually to Bishop Ranch commuters (April 2010 marked the 3 millionth Bishop Ranch transit passenger)
  • 10,000 single occupancy vehicle trips eliminated from roads daily because of transportation programs, and 15 million gallons of gas saved annually
  • 68 percent of cars driving to Bishop Ranch aren’t single-occupancy vehicles, aided by our vanpool and carpool initiatives
  • Premium parking spots for carpool, EV, and hybrid vehicles
  • Electric BMW Car Sharing
  • BRiteBikes Share

Modern Systems & Technologies

  • More than 3.5 million kilowatts saved per year through energy-saving initiatives
  • 384,000 kilowatts saved by starting janitorial services early
  • Minimal non-emergency lights accidentally left on, due to motion-sensor switching and manual checks

Comprehensive Recycling and Compost Programs

  • Paper towel composting implemented in restrooms

  • Bishop Ranch reuses light fixtures and ceiling tiles whenever possible

  • More than 2 million pounds of grass, leaves and green waste sent to compost annually

  • 84,000 pounds of electronic waste recycled annually

  • An exclusive hotline for tenants to schedule free pick-ups for electronic waste

  • Robust recycling program for materials including:

    • Paper
    • Glass
    • Bottles
    • Cans
    • Cardboard

Green Cleaning

  • Bishop Ranch janitorial uses Orbio® Split Stream technology, a sustainable cleaning product which eliminates the need for conventional daily-use cleaning chemicals

  • More than 200,000 pounds of waste saved annually by using microfiber cloths instead of paper towels

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