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Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton Receives "Green Office" Designation
Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton LLP (NCHC) has been designated a "Green Office" by Hines, the international real estate firm that owns 1000 Town Center in Oxnard, home to the 26-attorney law firm.
The Hines Green Office designation is given to Hines tenants in properties worldwide that voluntarily create and implement internal programs that measure and reward sustainability practices.
"We found that reducing our energy usage and waste was a relatively easy process," says Joel Mark, the firm's managing partner. "Once everyone bought into the idea, it was exciting to discover all the ways we could be more sustainable."
Some of the simple green practices applied by the law firm include 1) programming computers to "sleep" after 15 minutes of inactivity, 2) placing recycling bins in areas where paper is heavily used (i.e., mail room, photocopier locations), 3) programming printers so they use both sides of the paper and 4) using plenty of office plants to absorb indoor pollution.
Mark encourages all businesses to think green. "Besides doing something good for the environment, these simple changes make sense economically as well," says Mark.
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About Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton LLP
Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton (NCHC) LLP has provided trusted counsel for more than 70 years offering broad and advanced legal representation for individual and business clients of all sizes in a vast array of industries throughout the United States. NCHC provides legal services in business, corporate and individual litigation, employment and labor law, business and commercial law, bankruptcy law family law, real estate and land use, environmental law, oil and gas law, administrative and public entity law, intellectual property, taxation and estate planning, probate, and trust law. For more information, visit www.nchc.com.