Peer House, LLC

Peer House, LLC is an accounting and consulting firm located in Lexington, KY, serving clients around the nation. Peer House was founded in 2016 by Ozlem Eva Davis, CPA, CFE, CFF and offers over 20 years of accounting experience and services ranging from bookkeeping to CFO oversight.  They specialize in internal control improvements, peer-to-peer benchmarking, and forensic accounting.  A partnership with Peer House brings accurate, friendly, and timely services customized for your unique needs. Their solutions provide you with a team of experts in several industries and a hands-on approach to help you achieve continued success. 

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Current Sustainable Practices

Below are the initiatives Peer House has completed on the Green Check scorecard.

Sustainability Management and the Green Team

  • Develop a written Comprehensive Sustainability Plan.
  • Designate a Sustainability Coordinator or Green Team responsible for managing sustainability initiatives.

Awareness, Education, and Outreach

  • Provide a sustainability information board in a common area such as a break room or kitchen.
  • Include a sustainability statement and training in all new hire materials.

Energy Efficiency

  • Establish a power-down policy and checklist that includes items such as shutting off lights at night.
  • Set water heater thermostats to a maximum of 120 degrees or install an inline water heater.
  • Replace incandescent or CFL lights with LED lights 76-100% replacement.
  • Establish a regular filter maintenance policy for your HVAC system.
  • Have your HVAC system evaluated every 2 years by a certified service provider.
  • Establish a policy for purchasing that requires Energy Star rated appliances and electronics.
  • Establish a dress code that encourages employees to dress for thermal comfort.
  • Install programmable thermostats and use them to adjust temperature during unoccupied hours.
  • Install or upgrade to energy efficient fans. 
  • Install energy efficient (i.e. Energy Star) rated windows in all conditioned spaces.
  • Insulate roof to control energy loss.
  • Take measures to insulate HVAC system and ductwork to minimize heat loss.
  • Perform external lighting audit. 
  • Daylight work spaces wherever possible.

Waste Reduction and Recycling

  • Implement a basic recycling program.
  • Provide clearly marked recycling bins at work stations and/or in common areas. Recycling bins must be paired with a waste bin.
  • Use reusable mugs and dishware instead of disposable plates, cups, and utensils.
  • Establish a policy for environmentally friendly printing such as two sided printing, reusing copy paper, and electronic document sharing.
  • Create a landfill diversion goal.

Water Conservation

  • Install water efficient toilets in all of the restrooms.

Water Quality

  • Establish a policy for proper disposal of fats, oils, and grease, distribute to staff, and post in key areas.
  • Perform a stormwater pollution survey on your property with BGGS staff or other qualifies professional. 
  • Coordinate or participate in a community litter clean-up. 
  • Before washing parking lots, sweep debris/litter and do not use cleaners.

Urban Forestry and Landscapes

  • Establish a sustainability statement for landscape contracts. 
  • Establish a native species-only plant replacement policy for tree and shrub planting.
  • Remove all invasive species from property.
  • Establish an Integrated Pest Management policy to reduce use of pesticides in the landscape.
  • Audit irrigation system for leaks (within the last three years). 
  • Adjust irrigation system to water during cool periods. 

Transportation Efficiency

  • Establish and implement a no-idling policy.
  • Adopt a telecommuting option and make it available to employees.
  • Install weather-protected bike storage (indoor or outdoor).
  • Provide employee shower and dressing room facility. 

Pending Certification