MIAMI, December 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – At a time when utility costs are rising, large parts of the country regularly experience drought, and calls on American companies to have a demonstrable impact grow, EcoSystems and BH Management Services (BH) today announce a milestone – over 2 billion gallons of water, 85 million kilowatt-hours of energy and 59,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions saved.
Their relationship began in 2015 with a focus on water conservation. Six years later, the partnership has expanded to include water and energy conservation at 127 properties across 17 states and 75 cities. Based in Des Moines, IA, BH is the ninth largest multi-family property management company in America.
âBH has been at the forefront of conservation in the real estate industry for years, and this commitment to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) will continue to have a positive impact on the environment, their residents. and their investors for years to come, “says Richard Lamondin, Co-CEO of EcoSystems.” We are grateful to have a long-term partner so aligned with our mission and values. Achieving that kind of impact is exactly what we dreamed of when starting EcoSystems, âadds Lamondin.
In keeping with EcoSystems’ mantra that conservation is good for business, utility cost savings in BH’s portfolio exceed $ 16 million. EcoSystems’ solutions at just two BH properties – the Estate at Vista Ridge in Lewisville, TX, and the Crossing at Barry Road in Kansas City, MO – have resulted in nearly half a million dollars in savings energy over the past six years. Through their water conservation efforts, EcoSystems and BH have reduced their water use by 15.6 million gallons at the Vista Ridge Estate and 17 million gallons at the Barry Road intersection.
âAt BH, we value strong partnerships with companies that are committed to making our communities and our world better places to live. We have found a great partner in EcoSystems, âsaid Joanna Zabriskie, President and CEO. âTheir approach to water and energy conservation aligns with our continued commitment to positively impact the lives and communities we touch,â adds Zabriskie.
More good news for the environment is on the way from BH and EcoSystems. With dozens of projects designed to address these issues in the pipeline for 2022 and beyond, companies are planning continued improvements in energy savings.
About BH Management Services
Founded in 1993, BH Management Services is a vertically integrated, multi-family owner-operator with a proven track record of success in acquisitions, financing, renovations and real estate operations. We believe our people are what uplifts us, that trust drives innovation, and doing business the right way is the best way. With a performance-driven culture and technological approach, BH has grown into one of the largest multi-family businesses in the United States, with 100,000 units under management. Recently named ‘Best Workplace for Women’, ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ and ‘Best Workplace for Millennials’ by Fortune magazine, BH is backed by more than 2,400 employees across the United States. United. For more information visit www.bhmanagement.com.
EcoSystems is a water and energy conservation company with a mission to address the challenges of water security, housing affordability, climate change and rising water standards. sea, while proving that conservation is good for business. The company, founded by brothers Richard and Lawrence Lamondin, was ranked 48 on the 2020 Inc. 5000. Their programs have had a significant impact on more than 215,000 people in 28 states, saving more than 4.8 billion gallons of fresh water, over 131,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide and over 188 million kilowatt hours of energy savings. For more information on how EcoSystems conserves water and energy and to find out more about how conservation is good for business, visit www.ecosystems.com and follow Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Image 1: Crossing Barry Road
A BH multi-family property located in Kansas City, MO that has suffered a massive impact from water and energy conservation.
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