Sustainability

Committed to Our Future.

 

"Since 2008, their [Bishop] Balsam Lake facility has reduced hazardous waste by 54%, made significant reductions in energy and natural gas consumption, and instituted extensive recycling of various materials …" - Wisconsin DNR, Green Tier


Sustainable Practices

Bishop Fixture is committed to reducing its carbon footprint through more sustainable processes, materials, and eco-friendly designs.

Over 90% of material byproducts are recycled

All wood waste is recycled for use by local dairy farms

Wood and metal powder coating provides low-VOC alternatives of finishing

Automated finishing equipment improves efficiency & reduces overspray

Paint booth filtration management reduces waste

Energy monitoring & management systems reduce heat and energy loss

Energy audits help us fine tune our energy conservation efforts


Sustainable Materials

Bishop's certified wood materials and low emitting paints/adhesives reduce the environmental impact and increase the air quality of your store environment.

FSC® Certified Wood Products
All Wood & Veneers are CARB I & II Certified

Reclaimed Wood Materials Available

Regionally Harvested Materials Available

Water Base Paints - Bishop's water base paints reduce VOC's by up to 62% compared to lacquers and contain no Hazardous Air Pollutants.

Powder Coating

GREENGUARD Certified Adhesives


Sustainable Projects

Benefit from our experience with stores seeking LEED ® points. If your project has sustainability requirements Bishop will ensure your fixtures are designed, built, and delivered according to your standards. Our goal is to reduce your project's carbon footprint while maximizing the long-term value, overall cost savings, and marketability of your store environment.


Reclaimed Materials

Bishop's eco-friendly displays combine friendly design, engineering and materials to create a product with a reduced carbon footprint. Bishop's staff will consider these factors alongside your design intent to achieve the optimal product design. Characteristics of a more sustainable fixture include:

Knock-Down Construction - KD fixtures reduce shipping demands (fewer trucks means less carbon), shipping costs, and increase product flexibility.

Veneered MDF versus solid hardwood - Wood veneer over MDF reduces hardwood demand and lowers material costs.

Water-base and low VOC finishes, adhesives and sealants - Products containing lower quantities of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) can improve a stores air quality and reduce environmental strain.


Store Display & Kiosk Refurbishment

Refurbishment can be a viable alternative to new fixtures, especially when moving your company forward with environmentally friendly initiatives. Bishop’s capabilities allow us to rebuild, refinish and provide on-site touch-up services. Contact us at 1800.841.1284 to discuss how your outdated, damaged or relocated fixtures can be reconditioned for a new environment.

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BISHOP FIXTURE AND MILLWORK, INC.
101 EAGLE DRIVE
BALSAM LAKE, WI 54810
PH: 800.841.1284 | FAX: 715.485.3316