Green Depot opens in Greenport 8/25/08

Green building supplies, services and solutions now readily available for commercial and residential builders and homeowners in Long Island

GREENPORT, N.Y., Aug 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Green Depot ( www.greendepot.com), the Brooklyn-based supplier of environmentally friendly and sustainable building products, services and solutions, is opening its newest showroom space on August 28 in Greenport, N.Y., on the North Fork of Long Island.
The store, Green Depot’s fifth on the East Coast, second in New York and first on Long Island is located near the northeastern tip at 67380 Main Rd./CR-48 in Greenport. Green Depot showcases the very best of green building materials in a two-level space of more than 1,400 square ft. It also features a design center where Green Depot staff works with customers to find building solutions that are green, cost-efficient and easily adaptable into their construction or renovation projects.
“As New Yorkers realize the health and cost benefits of green building, the demand on Long Island and in the Hamptons, Sag Harbor and Greenport areas in particular, is on the rise,” said Carmen Arguelles, president of Green Depot. “Green Depot is proud and poised to provide solutions that are easy, accessible, affordable and gratifying for the building community on Long Island.”
The store’s general manager is Jim Holiber, who oversees all five Green Depot retail stores. He will oversee the six Green Depot staff members at Greenport, who all have extensive knowledge in eco-friendly building and environmental supplies such as those that will be on display in the showroom.
Green Depot offers environmentally sound and healthy home products and alternatives including zero-VOC paint, soy foam insulation and eco-friendly cleaning supplies. Green Depot is proud to feature products such as AFM Safecoat paints and finishes, FSC-certified lumber, UltraTouch natural cotton insulation and Moldex, to name a few. Green Depot also offers customers access to its 360 Network of qualified green experts and LEED accredited professionals.
Through their “Flip It Green” program, the Green Depot team works one-on-one with builders to take conventional blueprint specs and re-work them to offer better, healthier and greener alternatives on any project.
ABOUT GREEN DEPOT
Founded in November 2005, Green Depot is a leading supplier of environmentally friendly and sustainable building products, services and solutions. Its primary goal is to facilitate green living and building in communities so that it is easy, worthwhile and gratifying. Green Depot has showrooms in Brooklyn and Long Island, N.Y., Newark, Philadelphia and Boston, as well as 10 additional distribution centers spanning the East Coast. For more information, please visit www.greendepot.com.

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