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Focus on Energy

by Editorial Staff--South Jersey Biz

We know the companies highlighted in this year’s Green Issue are not alone—they’re just a sampling of those making strides in sustainability and eco-friendly business practices in South Jersey. That is why we present this Focus on Energy, showcasing even more of the latest achievements in energy innovation and savings in the business and residential marketplaces.

Bovio Heating, Plumbing, Cooling and Insulation
Bovio Heating, Plumbing, Cooling and Insulation is proud to service South Jersey’s commercial community. Bovio is the pre-eminent energy conservation expert in the state with more multi-family (apartment) Home Performance project completions in New Jersey than any other contractor. Their multi-family and residential energy efficiency expertise has earned them the 2012 EPA Century Club Award, something only 97 contractors in the nation have received. They offer high-efficiency mini-split cooling and heating systems for commercial applications such as server rooms, offices, spot cooling and tenant fit-outs. Bovio offers commercial service and maintenance contracts, energy audits, and rooftop heating and AC units to ensure peak facility efficiency. Additionally, Bovio offers spray foam insulation, weatherization, and water conserving plumbing services. In addition to energy conservation, spray foam is a great sound-reducing material in commercial applications. Brian Bovio, vice president, is the national chairman of Efficiency First, a nonprofit trade association that advocates for energy efficiency policy across the nation and in New Jersey.
101 Summit Ave.
(856) 505-3705

The Hotel ML
The Hotel ML on Route 73 in Mount Laurel announced the completion of the installation of a solar panel project producing 473,000 watts of solar energy. The solar panel project will reduce the property’s carbon footprint by more than 335 metric tons of CO2. In an effort to further reduce carbon pollutants, the project included 4 GE DuraStation car-charging stations. The Hotel ML is the first hotel in the region to support electric cars. Conveniently located less than one mile from the New Jersey Turnpike and I-295, The Hotel ML invites other green initiative enthusiasts to spend the night or grab a meal while charging their automobile. The entire project is equivalent to planting 9,370 trees every year.
915 Route 73
Mount Laurel
(856) 234-7300

Hutchinson Mechanical Services
The Hutchinson group of companies is a leading energy and mechanical services contractor servicing commercial, industrial and residential clients throughout the tri-state region for more than 65 years. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, the third-generation family business trades as Hutchinson Mechanical Services, Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling, and Hutchinson Energy Services. Hutchinson helps businesses and facilities reduce energy consumption and improve the bottom line. Hutchinson’s key offerings include: heating and cooling, plumbing, turnkey incentive-funded energy solutions, WebAccess Building Automation Systems, and high-efficiency HVAC and lighting upgrades. Hutchinson’s factory-trained, NATE-certified technicians are on-call 24/7, 365 days a year.
621 Chapel Ave. W.
Cherry Hill
(877) 777-4501

RideECO saves employers money when their employees take transit to work. An employer-offered benefit, RideECO allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to purchase transit fare materials; this can save employers on FICA taxes, as well. Right now, employees can save up to $900 a year and employers may see up to $224 in savings annually per employee. With RideECO, employers have several implementation choices, including a value-added Select service that makes ordering and administration easier than ever, and a stored value card for employees. Plus, RideECO doesn’t just save money; it helps promote a greener way to commute. RideECO is the only local, nonprofit transit benefit program, and is a service of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC).
190 N. Independence Mall W.
(215) 592-1800

Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 2, Issue 4 (April, 2013).
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