MOTTO CONSTRUCTION

(925) 457-2724

Green Business Practices

At Motto Construction, we strive to protect the environment and human health by implementing simple, cost-effective green initiatives that provide a reduced carbon footprint on the planet and reduce global warming. We use the following environmentally-conscious business practices in our day-to-day operations:

Energy Efficiency

  • Install high-efficiency lights and appliances
  • Install energy-efficient insulation, windows, and doors
  • Conserve energy by turning off lights and unplugging unnecessary machinery
  • Use high-efficiency lights and tools
  • Use diesel-powered work truck

Environmentally Sound

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead-Safe Certified Firm
  • Use low-maintenance, durable, and recycled building materials whenever possible
  • Renovation of existing buildings vs. building new ones
  • Install water-efficient toilets, showerheads, and faucets

Better Waste Management

  • Minimize waste in office and at project site
  • Print less paper materials (e.g., digital submission of estimates)
  • Reuse packaging and shipping materials

Recycling

  • Recycle demolition debris and scrap materials, including wood, metal, porcelain, etc.
  • Recycle paper, glass, aluminum, and other metals
  • Recycle boxes and other cardboard materials
  • Recycle and properly dispose of used electronics
  • Recycle vehicle fluids, oils, etc.

Protect Human Health

  • Use state-of-the-art dust-extractors and ventilation during construction
  • Use no- or low-VOC paint on interior dwelling surfaces
  • Use shower installation technique that prevents mold and mildew