"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
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 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
If your project has sustainability or LEED ® 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.
Low emitting paints/adhesives
FSC® Certified Wood Products
All Sheet Wood & Veneers are CARB I & II Certified
Reclaimed Wood Materials Available
Regionally Harvested Materials Available
Water Base Paints - reduce VOC's up to 62% and contain no HAP
GREENGUARD Certified Adhesives
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.
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.
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