Horsham, Pa, August 27, 2008—Trefz Engineering Inc. (TEI) announced today that it is offsetting its carbon emissions with Carbonfund.org, one of the country’s leading carbon offset organizations. TEI has offset emissions for its utility consumption, flights, and car usage. This commitment establishes Trefz Engineering Inc. as an environmental leader in the building and design community and demonstrates the proactive steps TEI is taking in the fight against global climate change.
TEI’s President, William Trefz, is very concerned about global warming. In light of the grave implications of climate change, the purchase of carbon offsets through Carbonfund.org is a logical extension of the work that Trefz Engineering Inc. does on behalf of its stakeholders.
Trefz Engineering Inc. recognizes the need to take responsibility for its carbon emissions as a business. After researching and comparing leading companies, TEI chose Carbonfund.org for its diverse and plentiful offset projects. Through this partnership, both TEI and Carbonfund.org are planning ahead and saving our environment from the disastrous effects of global warming.
“If you believe your business is responsible for its actions, then you can’t ignore its impact on the environment and future generations.” said William Trefz, President of Trefz Engineering Inc.
“Sustainable design is one of the most important tools in the fight against global climate change,” said Eric Carlson, Executive Director of Carbonfund.org. “Well-designed buildings and spaces can go a long way to preventing the emission of greenhouse gasses. For the emissions that can’t be reduced or prevented, certified carbon offsets are the responsible action to take. We are truly excited to partner with Trefz Engineering Inc.”
About Trefz Engineering Inc.
Trefz Engineering Inc. is a mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire safety engineering design firm. Our projects include educational facilities, laboratories, underground utilities, hospitals, data centers, museums, and a specialization in chilled water plants.
Carbonfund.org is one of the country’s leading carbon reduction and offset organization, making it easy and affordable for individuals, businesses, and organizations to reduce their climate impact. Carbon offsets enable individuals and businesses to reduce carbon dioxide emissions they are responsible for in their everyday lives by investing in renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects where they are most cost effective. Carbonfund.org works with over 300 corporate and non-profit partners including Discovery, Volkswagen, Dell, Orbitz, Environmental Defense, and Lancome.