The Green Team’s primary function is to ensure that all jobsite activities follow the best sustainable cosntruction practices. Below are the minimum guidelines each of our construction prjoects follow to ensure they are in compliance with DeMaria’s sustainability goals.
Site Logistic Plans
Access to and from site to limit unnecessary mitigation of soil leaving the site on vehicle tires
Emergency Spill Response locations
Selecting subcontractors who embrace the same goals in sustainable construction
Review construction documents and when possible offer alternatives that offer better sustainable construction through saved energy, or longer lifespan.
Distribution of Contract Documents
Provide Contract Documents including all bulletins and changes electronically to avoid unnecessary printing and use of paper
All project communication delivered through DeMaria’s Project Portal called Trac2 (Team Resource and Communication Center)
Limit printing of paper copies
Distribute meeting minutes, submittals, RFI’s Direction Orders electronically through Trac2 or email.
Limit color printing
Recycling of Copier and Printer Toner cartages
Erosion and sedimentation control
Utilize silt fence, erosion ells, and track off areas to limit the amount of soil mitigation from the site.
Limit idle time of equipment and delivery vehicles when possible
Encourage carpooling and ride sharing to the project site
Provide timers temporary lighting and power when possible and practical
Provide CFL’s in temporary lighting to reduce energy usage
Utilize battery operated equipment when possible and practical
Provide recycling receptacles on the project site for
Capture and utilize rainwater for dust control when possible
Do not use or limit the use of new equipment and ductwork to provide conditioned air to construction spaces
Utilize the use of Bio diesel for powering equipment
Utilize natural gas when practical for temporary heating in lieu of propane.
Provide a commissioning agent to monitor and insure that the correct material and systems are installed and preform and document functional testing.
Provide all documentation including O&M’s, Commissioning Manuals training videos, on Compact Disc or USB drive.