Comfort Supply announced a “Certified Green Contractor” program to
recognize HVAC contractors who make special efforts to be environmentally
friendly. Comfort Supply
, a wholesaler
of Ruud HVAC equipment and supplies, has announced a Certified Green
program to recognize HVAC contractors who make special efforts to
be environmentally friendly. That is, in respect to the equipment installed and
practices on the job site and in the office. The Certified Green Contractor
program provides homeownerss with a way to identify which HVAC company has
taken extra steps to reduce their carbon footprints and to do their work using
the best earth-friendly practices.
HVAC contractors will earn
points by executing green tasks. Once contractors generate 100 points, Comfort
Supply will verify certification and award successful contractors with special
graphics for uniforms, vehicles and correspondence. The company will list
certified green contractors on its Web site
, blog and newsletter.
To qualify, contractors must
accumulate 100 points by establishing environmentally friendly policies, which
certain recycling programs at your shop. (5 points)
- Establishing a
recycling/reclamation program for refrigerant (10 points)
equipment and supplies in bulk and work to economize shipments.
carpooling to job sites. (10 points)
- Appoint someone
to head up a green initiatives program and to hold
employees accountable for
green practices. (10 points)
- Keep jobsite
clean and free of debris. (10 points)
- Earn four points
for each high-efficiency HVAC unit properly installed (16 Seer and above).
- Earn six points
for each complete geothermal HVAC unit properly installed.
Contractors who wish to
participate in the program can contact Comfort Supply at 800-467-4235.