Tower Companies Wins TOBY Earth Award for Millennium Building in DC
Thursday, 9 July 2015
The Tower Companies is pleased to announce that the Millennium Building at 1909 K Street in Washington D.C. has won the prestigious TOBY Earth award from the DC chapter of BOMA (the Building Owners and Managers Association). BOMA’s Earth award is part of its TOBY (the Office Buildings of the Year) awards program.
TOBY is recognized as the most prestigious, annual award program in the commercial real estate industry. Established by BOMA International in 1984, the TOBY awards process includes a rigorous review of all facets of the building’s operation and management.
The Tower Companies envisions a world where buildings inspire and enrich the lives of their occupants, and create a positive social change. In this world, people seek out buildings that better their health and well-being, connect them to thriving communities and help to sustain the environment.
In order to win this award, the property management and engineering team was required to demonstrate excellence in categories that included environmental regulation and sustainability, energy and water conservation, client relations, emergency preparedness, community impact, as well as staff training and education.
The Tower Companies neutralizes its own Scope I and III annual operating emissions by supporting landfill methane gas-to-energy projects through Carbonfund.org.