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Sustainability

Sustainability at Yates Construction

Yates is dedicated to providing high performance buildings and services based on environmentally sustainable principles. We are committed to integrating sustainable design and construction practices in our operations to provide safe, healthy, and economically viable projects. Additionally, we believe it is our responsibility to be good stewards of our environment.

As a leader in sustainable construction, we continue to focus on sustainable practices.

Our sustainability efforts include:

  • Preserve our natural environment
  • Maintain sustainable sites
  • Maximize water efficiency
  • Lower energy use
  • Conserve natural resources
  • Enhance indoor environmental air quality
  • Provide a healthy place to live and work

Our people

Yates provides safe, healthy working environments for our employees.  We provide in-house LEED training, promote professional development, and incentivize LEED accreditation. Our staff of LEED Accredited Professionals is trained to provide services to meet our clients’ needs. Our employees serve in-state, regional, and national non-profit organizations. Yates employees are encouraged to participate in community organizations that work toward more sustainable neighborhoods. Sustainability at Yates is incorporated at all levels of our organization.

 

As a USGBC Member, Yates is involved with a diverse group of professionals to help further develop the green design and building industry. Our employees serve on local and national levels within the USGBC organization and communicate the most current green initiatives.