PM Realty Group client Mckesson Specialty Health receives prestigious Energy Star designation
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Being environmentally conscious is an important factor in being a valuable community partner. That’s why McKesson Specialty Health is proud to announce its office in The Woodlands, Texas, located at 10101 Woodloch Forest, was awarded the Energy Star by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). According to the EPA, buildings that earn its Energy Star use 35 percent less energy and generate 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings across the nation.
The McKesson Specialty Health office in The Woodlands, Texas is managed by PM Realty Group (PMRG), a national, full-service commercial real estate firm. With more than 640 people based in the 200,000 square foot office building, it is important to McKesson Specialty Health and PM Realty Group to be as energy efficient as possible.
“McKesson Specialty Health is part of The Woodlands community, and its employees are proud to be here,” said Brad Faber, director of Facility Operations, McKesson Specialty Health. “Making sure we do our part for the community and the environment we live in is important to us. We’re honored that we were awarded the Energy Star, and we are dedicated as a company to continue to be environmentally conscious and responsible.”
Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy to help save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. The Energy Star is the mark of superior energy performance and has identified McKesson Specialty Health’s headquarters as one of the most efficient buildings in the nation.
The McKesson Specialty Health office in The Woodlands, Texas is a state-of-the-art facility which includes a fitness center with virtual trainer, an on-site café, TelePresence video conferencing and emergency operations capabilities. To support Energy Star standards, The Woodlands building was designed and built in a manner that reduces energy usage. The design principles that make energy conservation possible include such things as installing a white roof to reflect heat, utilizing plumbing fixtures that operate with low water usage and installing light fixtures that provide sufficient light while consuming less energy. The Facility Management Team leverages these design principles to conserve energy, plus they take steps to make sure lighting and air systems schedules are closely monitored and only run during peak occupancies.