NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Chervon, one of the world’s top 10 manufacturers of power tools, outdoor power equipment and related products, announced recently that it has earned the LEED certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for its North American headquarters at 1203 E. Warrenville in Naperville, Ill. The newly constructed, state-of-the-art building houses more than 100 employees in North America.
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world, established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The certification provides third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the important sustainability metrics including: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.
“At Chervon, we are committed to innovation and sustainability,” said Bill Boltz, CEO of Chervon North America. “LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement. We are proud that our efforts to provide our employees with a healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green environment have been recognized through this honor,” added Boltz.
The Chervon headquarters is Class A property that boasts 78,000 square feet of office space and 46,000 square feet of high-end R&D/industrial space. The state-of-the-art innovation hub is 100% eco-friendly and includes a prototype lab, design studio, model shop, 3D print lab, brand showroom and a photo and video studio. Employees enjoy high-end amenities such as a gourmet café, gym, outdoor terrace, landscaped patio, ergonomic, height-adjustable desks and open collaborative spaces. It is surrounded by 13.1 acres of wooded and wetland areas, and is complete with over 7,000 square feet of outdoor space overlooking the Freedom wooded pond.
Chervon has always committed to helping to build a better world by building better tools. We focus on hand-held portable power tools, stationary bench tools, laser and electronic equipment and outdoor power equipment. With world-class R&D, testing and manufacturing capabilities; collaborating sales & marketing groups; industrial design professionals and service teams throughout the world, we are able to provide transformative solutions that meet or surpass our customers’ expectations. Over the past 25 years, Chervon has earned its reputation for continuous new to the world innovation. Today, Chervon-built products are sold by more than 30,000 stores in 65 countries. We pride ourselves on being a TOP 10 player in the global power tool industry.