Miron Construction honored with prestigious sustainability awardsNovember 11, 2011
Neenah, Wis. – On Friday, November 11th, Miron Construction Co., Inc. hosted a Green & Gold Award Ceremony during which they were presented with multiple sustainability awards pertaining to the green building industry and corporate environmental leadership. Miron is the first company in Wisconsin to receive all five awards.
Miron was honored with the following awards: Corporate Report Wisconsin – 2011 Corporate Citizenship Environmental Award, the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council – Green Masters Award, and acceptance into the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource’s Green Tier program. They were also presented with two awards specifically for their sustainable efforts in the construction/remodeling of their corporate headquarters in Neenah: SE2Special Citation Award from the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance and LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Representatives from Cool Choices, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Wi sconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) were on hand to present the awards.
“We’re very pleased to welcome a business leader like Miron Construction into DNR’s Green Tier program,” commented DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp. “Miron is growing Wisconsin’s economy, protecting our environment, and encouraging others to do the same.”
Miron Construction’s Building Green vision is to “lead by example to demonstrate the benefits of the triple bottom line (people, planet and payback) through education, corporate culture and practical construction solutions.” In doing so, they work to enhance human health and well-being, minimize environmental impacts and create practical construction solutions that are financially beneficial to their clients’ goals.
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Miron Construction Co., Inc., recently named Builder of the Year by The Daily Reporter, as part of the publication’s 2011 Newsmakers of the Year awards program, is a forward-thinking, fast-growing private company completing work throughout the nation. Miron is currently listed 94th among all general contractors in the United States and among the top 10 (the largest Wisconsin-based) construction companies serving the Midwest by Engineering News Record (based on revenue figures for 2010). Miron provides innovative pre-construction, construction management, design-build and general construction services and is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., with regional offices in Madison, Wausau and Milwaukee, Wis., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Negaunee, Mich., and Virginia, Minn. For more information, please visit miron-construction.com.
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