Core used non-toxic and recycled materials in construction
Low VOC paint
NYSERDA-approved sensor lighting installed in all bathrooms and
locker rooms for energy efficiency
Flooring – Group Fitness Room/Training Room – KAHRS activity wood floor is
FSC-certified and installed with no toxic glues or chemicals
Reception area carpeting - Eco-solution carpet tiles creates less waste and is made with 25 percent recycled content and is recyclable
RPM Room – Mannington Adura Tile floor complies with strict indoor air quality standards, chemical free cleaning
Proctor & Gamble Cleaning Supplies
Clario Green Earth Foaming Skin Cleanser
Windows saved and reused in the construction/remodel
All the doors and frames were also saved and reused in the construction/remodel
Instituted recycling program in studio with bins for bottles, paper, etc.
Roll-less toilet paper
Paper Towels made with recycled paper
Don Oliver barbell equipment recommended by Les Mills International for Body Pump typically shipped from New Zealand was located domestically, reducing international shipping
Installed 26 Green Revolution bicycles that harness human energy from
exercise and converts it to clean and renewable energy that helps power the
studio’s grid
Installation of Solar Panels, pending NYSERDA approval.
Energy Star rated low flow toilets and showers, faucets on demand
Energy efficient HVAC systems programmable and zoned per room;
ventilation from outdoor air
Energy Star rated water heat is 96 percent efficient
Core's 26 indoor cycling bikes are equipped with Green Revolution generators, which harness the energy of human exercise, converting it into clean electricity that is used to power our studios. Core is the first fitness facility in upstate New York to utilize this revolutionary technology. Each group cycling participant can control their individual renewable energy output through a resistance control panel attached to the bicycle, and can see how much energy they generate as a class on a monitor placed in the front of the room.

Core utilized U.S. Green Building Council tips and guidelines for implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. To help support a clean environment, we have implemented the following Green Initiatives: