Archive for 2011

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Korky® Talks about Water Conservation and Toilet Repair

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability     Evan Matzen: How do I select the right fill valve for a toilet? Megan Clifford: For a long time, fill valve selection was pretty standard. However, many newer toilets require a fill valve that […]

The Right Flapper Will Save You Money and Water, says Korky®

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability     Evan Matzen: How prevalent are toilet leaks and why are toilets so susceptible? Megan Clifford: 20% of ALL toilets are leaking right now, which is a startling amount of water! It is possibly more […]

Recycling: Get the Benefits, Help Cut Risks

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability   When your batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), or computer equipment stop working, do you toss them in the garbage? Your first inclination might be to throw items like this away, but doing so has […]

Being Sustainable in Community Beautification

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability To us, being a sustainable company is not just about selling products that make our customers more efficient but also about doing things to make our community a better place. At HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, a […]

Go Green from the Bottom Up

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability   Many companies would like to be more environmentally responsible, but lack the motivation, time, or expertise to implement changes on their own. Whether you work in a large organization with thousands of employees or in […]

Inflating Your Tires Will Save Money and the Earth

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability I spend a lot of my time as Sustainability Manager teaching our customers about cost-effective ways to make their properties better for the environment. Our department is also responsible for finding ways to reduce HD Supply’s […]

Niagara Conservation® Knows How to Save Water

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability Recently I touched base with Matt Voorhees from Niagara Conservation® to get some information on new, cutting-edge water conservation technologies. Read Matt’s insight below, and don’t miss our message on the bottom of the page about some […]

Facts on LEED Building Certification and Professional Accreditation

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability   About two years ago, I was working in the renewable energy and energy efficiencyindustries, and had a lot of customers interested in achieving LEED points for their renewable energy purchase. In researching the qualifications I […]

Pfister Tells Us Why We Should Conserve Water

Evan Matzen, Manager, Sustainability   I reached out to folks at PfisterTM, a plumbing vendor of ours that offers a lot ofideallygreenSM showerheads and kitchen and bath faucets, on what water conservation means to them. Read their thoughts below, and […]