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It takes more than
to be good citizens of the world. Here are some of the ways we do our part to help the earth:
From green rooftops to bike-friendly access, we believe in designing
for healthier people and a healthier planet.
To conserve and restore our natural resources,
everything from paper to mobile phones to light bulbs and more.
By creating the UK's first credit card dedicated to carbon reductions, Barclaycard UK is helping fund projects that tackle climate change.
We practice what we preach.
Check out our laundry list of green initiatives.
Our home says a lot about us.
By salvaging an historic
property, we're helping to
protect the environment and
Take a look at our headquarters
Our greatest investment?
Our community. At the core
of everything we do is a
commitment to give back.
Find out how we make a difference
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Dryrock Building Efficiencies:
Compact Fluorescent - t8 lights
Use engineered lumber or metal stud framing to replace solid-sawn lumber
Reuse a brown field or previously occupied site
Design for easy pedestrian, bicycle, and transit access
Design and landscape to create comfortable micro-climates and reduce heat island effects
Use native plants that are drought-resistant, create habitat for indigenous species, and do not require pesticides for maintenance
Provide shading on east, west and south windows with overhangs, awnings, or deciduous trees
Windows and skylights, light shelves, and window treatments to provide daylight that improves indoor environments
Window sizes, frame materials, and glass coatings to optimize energy performance
Use water-conserving plumbing fixtures
Insulate hot and cold water pipes
Use heat recovery equipment, tank-less water heaters and/or on-demand hot water circulation pumps
Design lighting levels for actual use, and use task lighting to reduce general lighting levels
Use energy-efficient lamps and lighting fixture
Use lighting controls that save energy such as occupancy sensors
Use a building energy management system
Use high-efficiency equipment including furnaces, boilers, fans, and pumps
Use heat recovery equipment
Ductwork within conditioned space, seal joints properly, and clean before occupancy
Zone mechanical systems for more efficient heating and cooling
Use radiant and hydronic systems for increased efficiency, health, and comfort
Use equipment without ozone-depleting refrigerants
Use recycled-content, formaldehyde-free fiberglass insulation, cellulose insulation, or other green insulation products
Use low- or no-VOC, formaldehyde-free paints, stains, and adhesives
Use exposed surfaces such as concrete for finished floor
Recycling Program: confidential documents/paper, general waste, mobile telephones, household batteries, plastic/aluminum/glass, cardboard, toner, lamps/light bulbs and electronic waste
Recycling bins located throughout the site
Blue Hen Center - no paper cups provided to colleagues - bring your own mug
Blue Hen Center - central waste centers - no desk side waste cans
Sustainable Cafe program: Biodegradable cups, plates, use local produce, sustainable seafood
Raise data center temperature set points from 68 to 75 degrees
Data center - install perforated floor tile and ceiling tiles to exhaust heat isle air
Moving Cartons versus paper boxes
Pre-tax transportation benefits: RideShare Delaware offered/communicated
Variable frequency drives on some large motors
Lighting / HVAC BMS schedule
Printing Efficiencies communicated to colleagues
30% of copy paper used is 100% recycled
Green cleaning chemicals/paper products used
Barclays Environmental Policy posted in all sites
Energy Savings communications sent to colleagues