The Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Resilience and it is partners honored top commercial companies dedicated to energy and water conservation throughout the 2016-2017 Atlanta Better Structures Challenge annual recognition event on This summer 12. The Atlanta Better Structures Challenge, brought through the Office of Resilience together with Livable Buckhead, Central Atlanta Progress, Southface and Midtown Alliance, activly works to reduce energy and water consumption by a minimum of 20 % in participating structures across Atlanta by 2020.
Public Service: Hemphill Water Treatment Plant
The Atlanta Better Structures Challenge’s sponsors range from the Kendeda Fund, Turner Foundation, McKenney’s, TOTO USA, Brogdon Group, Recycling Management Sources, Mingledorff’s, Matters to keep in mind, Center for Civil and Human Legal rights, Atlanta History Center, Consensus Energy, EcoZohm, LLC and Georgia Recycling Coalition.
College/College: Emory College
Entertainment Venue: Atlanta History Center
Distribution Center/Warehouse: Atlanta Community Tool Bank
Atlanta was among among the first metropolitan areas selected by The President this year for this U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Structures Challenge program. The sustainability program has since expanded through the country.
Individual Champion: Michael Lopez, Cousins Qualities