(SAVANNAH, GA) Melaver's Crestwood Building on Crestwood Parkway in Duluth, Georgia, won the BOMA Earth Award in Atlanta on Wednesday, March 14th. The Crestwood Building is a five story 94,000 sq. ft. full service office building
located just off I-85. The Earth Award recognizes excellence in environmentally sound office building management.
To earn the award, building management teams must successfully implement government programs; practice tenant outreach; manage hazardous waste and environmental risks; establish emergency response, recycling, water and energy-conservation plans; ensure indoor air quality; and implement green-purchasing practices.
Verification comes through a presentation of practices and on-site inspection conducted by a group of property management professionals. This award qualifies Melaver's Crestwood building for competition at the Southeast Regional Conference in Miami and could go to the international level. BOMA is the Building Owners & Managers Association.Melaver Inc. is a third-generation, family business devoted to commercial real estate: office, retail, showroom, and warehousing. Melaver was awarded the first LEED certification in Savannah for their historical renovation of the Whitaker Building, located on the corner of State Street and Whitaker Street, received LEED CI (commercial interiors) certification for its corporate offices on Barnard Street.