EMS Awards and Certifications

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2012 National Asphalt Pavement Association Quality in Construction Award (used reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled asphalt shingles in the project mixes).

AWARDS

2018

Conservation Educator of the Year Award. Fernald Preserve, Ohio, honored by the Butler Soil and Water Conservation District.

ENERGY STAR Charter Tenant Space Recognition. Westminster, Colorado, office recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Purchaser Awards. This program recognizes excellence in the green procurement of electronics.

2017

Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Purchaser Awards

2016

GreenGov Presidential Award. Keeping It Clean Award. Faced with the need to treat groundwater at a former nuclear weapons production facility, the DOE Office of Legacy Management developed and installed an innovative groundwater treatment system at Rocky Flats, Colorado. The battery-powered system recharges with solar power and its design enhances safety, improves groundwater treatment reliability, reduces long-term maintenance and costs, and reduces waste. 

Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Purchaser Awards 

Department of Energy Sustainability Project Award. "Sustainability Innovations Improve Groundwater Treatment while Reducing Waste and Pollution" at the Rocky Flats, Colorado, Site in the Waste Reduction and Pollution Prevention category (2015 project)

2015

Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Purchaser Awards

2012

U.S. Department of Energy Sustainability Award. Winner for the Office of Legacy Management's Environmental Management System (EMS) program, Not Just Your Average EMS. LM was 1 of the 20 winners selected out of 137 nominations.
   
National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Quality in Construction Award (used reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled asphalt shingles in the project mixes).

2011

Federal Electronics Challenge (FEC) Bronze Award
   
The Office of Legacy Management Business Center (LMBC) received a Recycling Award from the Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority for keeping a large amount of waste out of West Virginia landfills.

2010

U.S. Department of Energy Management Award honoring the Office of Legacy Management's (LM) outstanding achievements in energy, water, and fleet management for Fiscal Year 2009. The award recognizes LM's System Operation and Analysis at Remote Sites (SOARS).

2009

U.S. Department of Energy Management Award for the Fernald Preserve Visitors Center project. The Organization Award honors outstanding achievements in implementing sustainable practices for high-performance buildings.
   
U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy and Water Management Awards for Fernald Preserve Visitors Center in Ohio. These awards honor individuals and organizations making significant contributions to the efficient use of energy and water resources in the federal government.
   
U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Environmental Sustainability (EStar) Awards. The EStar competition recognizes exemplary environmental sustainability practices across DOE; the awards and honorable-mention designations are awarded for demonstrated excellence in pollution prevention and sustainable environmental stewardship.
  
Waste Management Blue Ribbon Award (First Place) for Sustainable Design and Construction of the Fernald Preserve Visitors Center poster.

2005

Pollution Prevention Star Award for recycling equipment and supplies during laboratory closure, Grand Junction.

CERTIFICATIONS

2010

United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Double Gold Certification for Legacy Management Business Center; the first double-gold building in West Virginia. Core and Shell Gold Certification. Commercial Interiors Gold Certification.

2008

United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification for Fernald Preserve Visitors Center; the first platinum project in Ohio, the second for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and 93 in the United States. New Construction Platinum Certification.