Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2010
Environmental Solutions Group achieved national recognition on Friday, June 18, at the Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards. Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) was named as a finalist for by the Institute for Sustainable Development in the small business category.
Environmental Solutions Group achieved its Green Plus Certification in 2010. The company assesses buildings and develops remedial plans for hazard control and removal and provides third-party verification of ENERGY STAR Homes for the EPA. The firm recently launched a Carbon Footprint Reduction Program that certifies organizations for achieving a reduction in their greenhouse gas emissions.
"In the past couple of years Environmental Solutions Group has seen a dramatic increase in sustainable practices in workplaces and homes in Greensboro," says Craig Whittaker, Founder and President of ESG. "It has become apparent that we must do all we can to protect our environment in order to preserve the vitality of our community. ESG is thrilled to receive this recognition from the Institute for Sustainable Development and we hope it will help draw attention to the importance of sustainability."
Green Plus is a program of the North Carolina-based Institute for Sustainable Development.
For more information on the Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards or the Institute for Sustainable Development, please see http://www.gogreenplus.org.
Environmental Solutions Group is an award-winning firm that has been providing environmental and energy analysis services to schools, commercial, healthcare and residential environments since 2000. The company has achieved certifications through the Institute for Sustainable Development and the Sierra Club and was awarded a 2010 Leadership in Housing Award from the EPA. For more information, visit http://www.esg-energy.com.