WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AtSite's client, American Society of Hematology (ASH), has won the 2013 EcoLeadership Award presented by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE). To be considered for this award, ASH had to complete a comprehensive and rigorous assessment process led by an Independent Review Panel of academics and business professionals. ASH was selected as a winner based on its demonstration of environmental sustainability in the following categories; waste minimization, water conservation, pollution prevention, environmentally-conscious travel, and energy efficiency.
Launched in 2009, the EcoLeadership Award recognized visionary employers that are paving the way for environmentally sustainable workplaces by demonstrating commitment to the following categories:
- Waste Minimization
- Energy Demand and Supply
- Water Conservation Practices
- Toxic and Hazardous Substances/Pollution Prevention
- Building Operations
- Employee Engagement and Communications
For the past thirteen years, the Alliance has recognized EcoLeaders dedicated to building sustainable workplaces.
AtSite led the complete life cycle optimization of this award winning LEED Platinum headquarters building for the American Society of Hematology located in Washington, DC. AtSite led all efforts to ensure maximization of performance and long term value, and continues to manage the overall building and its performance. Additionally, AtSite designed and deployed a comprehensive, fully integrated Building Performance Management Platform that is integrating various building technologies, the BAS and select communication systems.
About the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE)
The Alliance for Workplace Excellence provides a portfolio of services that allow employers to build excellent places to work. Recognizing existing Excellent Places to Work, Health & Wellness Trailblazers and EcoLeaders throughout the mid-Atlantic region is one component of the Alliance's mission.
The Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Montgomery County, Maryland, and Discovery Communications, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.excellentworkplace.org.
About American Society of Hematology
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world's largest professional society of hematologists dedicated to furthering the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood. For more than 50 years, the Society has led the development of hematology as a discipline by promoting research, patient care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology. For more information, visit http://www.hematology.org/.
AtSite guides building owners, occupiers and operators with the design, construction, operation and optimization of buildings and spaces. The company utilizes Smart Building Technologies, Energy Management Tactics, Sustainable Best Practices and Integrated Building Strategies to deliver high quality, low cost and environmentally responsible buildings. By combining its talented building experts, open technology platforms and best-in-class global industry partners, AtSite delivers measurable results to building owners across many sectors, including healthcare, commercial, education and a number of other uses. For more information, visit www.atsiteinc.com.
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