Dr. Zelen is Proud to Be a Green Dentist in Duluth!
Mount Royal Dental is proud to be GREEN. When designing our office we worked with LEED certified architects to create a space that was both beautiful, practical and responsible to the environment. Special care and attention was placed on sustainability and green design as a guide in material selection. We are proud to offer a dental clinic that is conscientious about our environment as well as our patients.
Tech Lighting – Borrego. Halogen lamp – more efficient than traditional incandescent lamps.
Compact Fluorescent lamps at recessed fixtures:
Reduced greenhouse gasses
Reduced air pollutants
Reduced fossil fuel use
Reduced mercury emissions
UNDER CABINET LIGHTs – SLIM LINE ALKO T5 Fluorescent
60% more efficient than previous fluorescent lamps
Improved heat distribution than other fluorescent lights (lower temperature)
Longer life cycle for lamp
EXHAUST FAN – PANASONIC WHISPER COMFORT FV-04VEI
High efficiency energy recovery core
Meets Green Building Indoor Air Quality standards
CRI Plus Certification (Carpet & Rug Institute)
UL Certified for NSF 140 - Platinum
Carpet backing has 40% post-consumer recycled content
Manufactured with 100% renewable green energy.
Carpet can be recycled.
Features odor reducer that can help lower VOCs in the air.
MFR: LSI – Natural woods plank
20% recycled content in filler layer, 5% post-consumer waste
MFR.: CAESAR – Feel Collection
100% of water recycled on site
20% recycled material
Tile is recyclable at end of life cycle
Contained 100% natural materials, no VOCs
14% recycled content
FloorScore Certified (Low VOC)
Greenguard, FSC certification
7% pre-consumer recycled content
7% post-consumer recycled content
Low VOC adhesives
SS-1 SOLID SURFACE
16% Recycled ContentGreenguard, certification
Low VOC adhesive
CTZ-1 QUARTZ SURFACE
Recycles 97% of water from manufacturing
Low VOC adhesives and sealants
PAINT & STAIN
Min. 40% recycled content – R4 recycled resins
RECLAIMED BARN WOOD
MFR: SUPERIOR WOODS
ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Ecobatt Insulation by Knauf – 62% post-consumer recycled content
Greenchoice Acoustical Sealant by Titebond – VOC compliant, post-consumer recycled cartridge and carton