Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal — Green Buildings — July 27 - August 16, 2012 — 25A


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The only commercial real estate services provider among the honorees DC Mayor Gray presents Cassidy Turley with 2012 Mayor’s Sustainability Award

ASHINGTON, DC —Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced that it was recognized by Wash- ington, DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray as a 2012 Mayor’s Sus- tainability Award winner for demonstrating outstanding achievements and leadership in sustainable practices. May- or Gray presented the awards to 10 individuals, businesses and civic organizations in a ceremony last night at House of Sweden. The Mayor was joined by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Am- bassador Jonas Hafstrom of Sweden, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator ShawnGarvin, Christophe A.G. Tulou, direc- tor of the District Department of the Environment (DDOE), and numerous community and environmental leaders. Wendy Rieger of NBC4 served as Mistress of Ceremonies. “Cassidy Turley is dedi- cated to integrating sustain- able initiatives into every aspect of our services, from property management and agency leasing to tenant representation,” commented Evan Tyroler, vice president of Sustainability Services with Cassidy Turley. “We would like to thank Mayor Gray for recognizing us as committed leaders in the local community,” he continued. Since 2009, the Mayor ’s Sustainability Awards (pre- viously the Mayor’s Environ- mental Excellence Awards) have been awarded through a competitive selection process. This year’s winners represent a range of innovative ap- proaches to improve the lives of residents, the quality of our environment, and access to healthy and affordable food W PHILADELPHIA, PA — Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF), the environmen- tal, energy and land use law and litigation firm based in Bala Cynwyd, PA, announced that Andrew “Drew” Silton joined the firm as an associate effective June 11. Silton joins a team of 27 attorneys, two technical consultants, and two paralegals, where he will fo- cus his practice on regulatory compliance and environmental litigation. n Silton joins MGKF as an associate

and housing. Cassidy Turley was the only commercial real estate services provider among the honorees. “Tonight’s winners are dedi- cated to improving our city’s environment, communities, and economy. Our ongoing ef- fort to plan for a Sustainable DC for today and generations to come will build on the in- novation, determination, and leadership we see among these dedicated members of our community,” stated Mayor Gray. “I thank them for their contributions and look forward to working with them to spread sustainable

best practices to businesses, institutions, and neighbor- hoods across this great city.” The 2012 Awardees rep- resent a diverse range of programs and business that support the Mayor’s Vision for a Sustainable DC and its ambitious goals for jobs, health, built environment, climate, energy, food, nature, transportation, waste, water, and the green economy. Summaries and case stud- ies on each award winner becomes a part of an online library of best practices in the District, which is posted on DDOE’s website. n

Shown from left: Michael Alexander, sustainability project manager, Cassidy Turley; Nicole Snarski, sustainability project coordinator, Cassidy Turley; Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray; Christophe A.G. Tulou, director of the DDOE; Evan Tyroler, vice president of sustainability services, Cassidy Turley Sometimes Replacing The Light Bulbs Just Is Not Enough. Lighting accounts for less than 20% of the energy used in commercial office building. Have you looked where else you could reduce your energy consumption? Get the tools, knowledge, and expertise to improve your existing building from RCx Building Diagnostics. Our dedicated staff will provide you with the solutions you need to increase the efficiency of your building and increase its overall value. Call 1-866-382-8628 or visit RCx online at rcxbd.com to start cashing in on your building’s potential.

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