Service Levels through our Approaches to Cleaning
Capital Area Building Solutions Group will adhere to our clients specifications. In addition we employ floor SMEs to work with site based staff in the completion of periodical tasks such as terrazzo, carpet and hard floor maintenance. We implement a Green-Care program as our service standard through our partnership with national suppliers.
CABS Group diligently focuses on products, tools, equipment, processes and policies with a sustainable mission and focus. Our number one objective is to promote a healthier environment for your facilities’ occupants while significantly reducing the harm done to the environment and mitigating the risk of spreading viruses. Green cleaning also preserves your capital investments (floors, furniture, etc.) because green products are less harsh than traditional products. We use environmentally safe products and sustainable procedures following the requirements of the U.S. Green Building Council, Green Seal, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Choice, and the Carpet and Rug Institute, who provide nationally recognized standards for green products and procedures.
A Flexible Program to Meet Your Sustainability Goals
We’ll help you take a more holistic approach to green cleaning, whether it’s switching to green cleaning products, implementing sustainable equipment and or processes. We’ll use our initial assessment and transition planning tool to assess your existing sustainability efforts and develop a customized program and a transition plan to implement green cleaning.
The first step is to substitute Green Seal certified products or Environmentally Preferable Products (as determined by USGBC requirements) in place of traditional ones. Our Operations Director maintains the chemical list, which identifies these products. In addition to this cost-neutral step, we’ll also reduce the number of chemical choices available onsite and simultaneously switch out the most high-volume use chemicals for more sustainable ones.
If you require a particular chemical that is not available in a Green Seal certified or Environmentally Preferable Products option, we recommend choosing a chemical based upon minimizing environmental and health risks. We will provide training to ensure the substitute products are used according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
We will evaluate your paper/plastic consumables and determine if they comply with the EPA Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines, Green Seal, or Environmental Choice standards, or that the items are made from rapidly renewable resources or tree-free fibers.
If you have goals for recycled content, we will work with you and our suppliers to identify ways to increase the recycled content levels as a percentage of purchases, balancing sustainability goals with your facility maintenance budget.
Benefits of Capital Area Building Solutions Group Managing the Facilities Using of Chemicals and Paper: