Green Facts

Preserve Our Past. Celebrate Our Present. Ensure Our Future.

  • Americans spend 90% of their time indoors.
  • The average American uses 100 gallons of water
  • Toilet flushing is the greatest use of indoor water in the average American home.
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs use about 75% less energy and last longer compared with incandescent bulbs.
  • Most green building products take an average of five years to show a return on investment.
  • To determine if a building product is green, look for: durable, non-toxic, made with recycle materials and made locally.