Northwest Renewable News

Your Daily Source for Renewable Energy News in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana & Northern California

Melvin Mark Co. takes top honors in Portland energy efficiency contest November 9, 2009

Filed under: Energy Efficiency — nwrenewablenews @ 3:54 pm
Tags:

columbiasq-joeld-6849535jpg-24de237eb2589d81_mediumThe Building Owners and Managers Association has announced the winners of an annual energy efficiency contest among Portland-area commercial real estate buildings.

Melvin Mark Companies won the Grand Prize and “The Power Broker” trophy, intended to honor a property, team or company “achieving outstanding accomplishment in all-around energy performance.”

“Melvin Mark Companies raised the bar across their entire portfolio of properties, with virtually every building making substantial gains,” said Jack Davis, Office Real Estate Market Manager for BetterBricks, a green building group that helped with the awards.

The company raised or maintained Energy Star ratings for every property in its portfolio, reducing annual electricity use by more than 1.5 million kilowatt hours.

Seven buildings received awards in the highest performance and greatest improvement categories. Russell Development Co.’s 200 Market Building took first place for the highest performance. Ashforth Pacific’s ODS Tower was first place for greatest improvement.

Awards in the Office Energy Showdown contest were announced on Wednesday. The contest, restricted to BOMA members only, required 24 months of energy consumption data. Properties that qualified for the Energy Star program received free certification from Energy Trust of Oregon.

Dylan Rivera, The Oregonianhttp://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/melvin_mark_takes_top_honors_i.html

Advertisements
 

One Response to “Melvin Mark Co. takes top honors in Portland energy efficiency contest”

  1. Georgia Says:

    If one really wants to save electricity 365 days in a year, especially if you have a provision of renovating your home, change your windows into a tinted windows. Nowadays, remodeling of one’s own home or buildings is what people are getting busy about. As part of the renovation http://www.Tintbuyer .com wants to accompany you in your renovation especially ones that involves window tints and window films. These window tints and films can save you enough money, energy and above all help conserve the environment which is mostly our concern nowadays.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s