Environmental Sustainability

green buildings

What are the Benefits of Green Buildings?

Most of us already know that “green buildings” are synonymous with environmental friendliness. That means they are less expensive to operate while also being better for our planet. How important that really is might be shocking. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) estimates that commercial buildings are themselves responsible for …

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leed certified

What is LEED Certified?

Short for Leadership in Energy and Environment Design, LEED is a building certification that is recognized worldwide and signifies sustainability (environmentally, socially, and economically responsible buildings). Big or small, commercial or residential, new or old; any building structure is eligible to be awarded LEED certification. The process to becoming certified …

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Choose Owens as Your Commercial HVAC Contractor

Owens is the Twin Cities’ leading commercial mechanical contractor. For renovation, ongoing support, or emergency services — we offer comprehensive solutions to meet every need. You can count on us for: Design/Build Contracting Retrofit and Modernization Building Automation Controls Energy Management Preventive Maintenance We deliver results not excuses. Being a true …

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In the News – Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 

Local news outlets tragically reported on 2 adult deaths due to carbon monoxide poisoning in their home earlier this month. This story is unfortunately repeated on the news every winter in Minnesota. We stand with the families and communities affected by this unfortunate loss of life. We are sadly reminded by …

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