Sustainability in St. Louis

Vibrant greenery, as well as beds full of flowering plants, are always welcome additions to St. Louis office parks, hospital landscapes and other commercial sites.

bio retentionEver wondered how you can have these aesthetically pleasing features while also having a commercial landscape that’s a little more environmentally friendly? Well, you can! In fact, with just a few strategies you can decrease your carbon footprint and boost your eco-friendly meter, all while maintaining a well-manicured and eye-pleasing landscape.

There are many strategies for boosting sustainability on your commercial property. You can save water with smarter irrigation practices and extend the life of your irrigation system with proper maintenance and necessary upgrades. You can add a green roof or install or maintain a bioretention area to help control stormwater, reduce runoff and cool the city. You can even embrace the use of native plants that are drought-tolerant and follow integrated pest management for lawn care. Bluegrass Landscaping & Maintenance offers all of these services and more!

What Can LEED Do For Your St. Louis Commercial Building?

As the trend of being leaner and greener continues to grow among St. Louis commercial properties, such as corporations, office parks, health care facilities and other organizations, so does the interest in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program.

LEED gold certification logoLEED certification can set you apart from the competition; build interest among your renters, clients and visitors; is a socially responsible business practice and can help reduce operating costs that can affect your bottom line.

While the process to obtain LEED certification requires commitment, including capital for improvements and a fundamental change in daily operations, Bluegrass Landscaping & Maintenance can help! From the ice melt product we use on your hardscapes to the integrated pest management approach we employ while caring for your lawn to the irrigation improvements we make to your system to enhance water savings to the types of plants included in your landscaping and more—all of these things can help you earn points toward LEED certification for your commercial building.

Need A Greener Way Of Doing Business?

We can help you embrace sustainability and LEED certification. Give us a call at 314-770-2828 or use our simple contact form to discuss your sustainability needs.