Preserving Our Future

Ecosuite is the industry’s most complete suite of sustainable solutions to be utilized in maintaining the built environment. The program contributed to Harvard’s achievement of third party certifications to include: CIMS-GB with Honors, Green Seal GS-42, GREENGUARD for Indoor Air Quality, and HHPC Day (the industry’s leading day cleaning certification).

The program can be utilized as a standalone turn-key solution, or as a supplement to your existing sustainability initiatives, by implementing any of the program’s individual elements. Ecosuite’s modules provide value to every function within your organization, resulting in environmental, social, and economic return on investment.

Ecosuite incorporates a vast array of sustainability solutions to include daytime cleaning, waste management protocols, energy monitoring, and water conservation techniques. The program provides a measurable and positive impact on a facility’s overall operations and key performance indicators, such as waste diversion, source reduction, and conservation of natural resources.

Ecosuite fully supports your existing corporate responsibility management initiatives. When you choose Harvard, you select a facilities partner that helps maximize operational efficiencies while delivering residual cost savings. This is what sets us apart as a vested partner in helping you achieve your sustainability goals. Our sustainability approach is focused on how our program can support your initiatives.

3rd Party Certifications

The Clean Industry Management Standard (CIMS) was established by experts selected by the ISSA, Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association in collaboration with the American Institute for Cleaning Sciences (AICS). CIMS is a consensus-based management standard for cleaning contractors.

HHPC Day is the industry’s only Day Cleaning certification program. It ensures that building service contractors have the background, operational knowledge, and tools to ensure a systematic and smooth transition to Day Cleaning. The program was developed by Diversey, Inc.

Green Seal developed the life cycle-based sustainability standards for products, services and companies. Certification criteria include planning, products, supplies, equipment, procedures, training, documentation, and communications. Learn more at www.greenseal.org

GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification Program assures that products designed for use in office environments and other indoor spaces meet strict chemical emissions limits.

Sustainable Supply Chain

Harvard incorporates a sustainable supply chain and appropriate procurement policy of select products, tools and equipment tailored for each client site. Harvard has fostered a sustainable procurement system that is comprised of nationally selected vendors and locally recognized distributors. Other attributes include an environmentally preferred standardized purchasing policy that includes “Just in Time” inventory control to help reduce shipping frequencies and storage space. The proximity of the distributors in relation to Harvard operations and client facilities help reduce our carbon emissions and overall corporate carbon footprint; reported annually via the Carbon Disclosure Project.

 

Sustainable Processes and Procedures

Our third party certified sustainable processes and procedures provide triple bottom line benefits for us the service provider, our clients and the facility occupants. Each Harvard® corporate department plays an integral role to accomplish four main economic, social and environmental objectives:

Product Waste Stream Analysis

    Procurement Assessment

    Supply Chain Standardizations

    Distribution Logistics

    Vendor/Manufacturer Validation

Help Improve Indoor Air Quality

    Help Protect the Health of Building Occupants

Waste Diversion Opportunities 

    Source Reduction Reviews

    Contingency Planning

    Pandemic Preparedness  

    Performance Optimization 

    Provide Source Reduction / Divert Waste

    Conserve Natural Resources   

Our cleaning service meets Green Seal™ Standard GS-42 based on waste minimization, building-specific operational procedures, effective custodial training, and use of products with limits on human & environmental toxicity. GreenSeal.org.
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Sustainability:

Preserving Our Future

Ecosuite is the industry’s most complete suite of sustainable solutions to be utilized in maintaining the built environment. The program contributed to Harvard’s achievement of third party certifications to include: CIMS-GB with Honors, Green Seal GS-42, GreenGuard for Indoor Air Quality, and HHPC Day (the industry’s leading day cleaning certification).

The program can be utilized as a standalone turn-key solution, or as a supplement to your existing sustainability initiatives, by implementing any of the program’s individual elements. Ecosuite’s modules provide value to every function within your organization, resulting in environmental, social, and economic return on investment.

Ecosuite incorporates a vast array of sustainability solutions to include daytime cleaning, waste management protocols, energy monitoring, and water conservation techniques. The program provides a measurable and positive impact on a facility’s overall operations and key performance indicators, such as waste diversion, source reduction, and conservation of natural resources.

Ecosuite fully supports your existing corporate responsibility management initiatives. When you choose Harvard, you select a facilities partner that helps maximize operational efficiencies while delivering residual cost savings. This is what sets us apart as a vested partner in helping you achieve your sustainability goals. Our sustainability approach is focused on how our program can support your initiatives.

Our cleaning service meets Green Seal™ Standard GS-42 based on waste minimization, building-specific operational procedures, effective custodial training, and use of products with limits on human & environmental toxicity. GreenSeal.org.
© 2018 Harvard Maintenance. All rights reserved.