Landmark Study Finds Increased Productivity, Lower Vacancy and Higher Rents in Green Buildings

A landmark studyconducted by the University of San Diego and CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) has found that tenants in green buildings experience increased productivity and fewer sick days, and that green buildings have lower vacancy and higher rental rates. The report, Do Green Buildings Make Dollars and Sense?, is the product of a year-long research effort and is the largest study of its kind to date. Read the complete article.

Customized Performance Recognized by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

On September 29, 2009, Customized Performance was formally recognized with a proclamation from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors for achieving the county’s Green Business Certification. Read the proclamation.

California Company Improves the Health and Productivity of its Clients’ Facilities

Green Business Quarterly, Winter 2009

In the year that Norberto Velez has served as president of Customized Performance Inc., a janitorial services company, its revenues have more than doubled. But Velez is quick to assert that his tenure is not responsible for such growth. Rather, the San Jose, CA based company saw a near-instant boom in revenue, as well as clients, when it shifted its platform to implementing sustainable and environmentally friendly cleaning practices. Read the complete article.