Varina Area Library- People’s Choice Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Virginia Chapter for its sustainable design, construction and operation. The project had previously achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) at the silver level.
Energy Management Program- Leadership award in the local government category from the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council (VAEEC). First place awards were given to six energy efficiency champions across the Commonwealth that are helping businesses, schools, government, and homeowners save money on energy expenditures while reducing energy consumption — all while stimulating job growth and our economy.
Achieved certification under the Virginia Association of Counties (VACO) Green Government Challenge for sustainability efforts within General Services and other departments. The Challenge is a friendly competition designed to encourage implementation of specific environmental policies and practical actions within the local government and the broader community.
Energy Management Program- silver level Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for promoting efficiency and sustainability in county operations. Press release: https://henrico.us/news/2018/04/energy-program-award/