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Service by Medallion’s innovative High Performance Green Cleaning Program revolutionizes the commerical building maintenace industry.
Service by Medallion to be recognized for exemplary environmental practices
PALO ALTO, April 19, 2010 –Service by Medallion has been selected to receive Acterra’s 2010 Business Environmental Award in the category of Environmental Enterprise for its company’s headquarters located in Mountain View, CA.

Through its High Performance Green Cleaning Program, Service by Medallion helps its customers to increase the level of indoor environmental quality, protect their building occupants from exposure to harmful chemicals, and protect the environment.

“Service by Medallion, a facilities service business, providing janitorial, building management, and consulting services in accordance with the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED) requirements. The judging committee was particularly impressed with the dramatic reduction of chemicals usage in their cleaning services, their hybrid vehicle fleet, their extensive employee training, and their Mountain View campus, which serves as a model of green practices. Service by Medallion exemplifies the qualities of an Environmental Enterprise and they are well deserving of Acterra's recognition.”

-Dan Wilkowsky, Business Environmental Awards Judging Team Captain


Acterra’s Business Environmental Awards is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s oldest and most prestigious environmental recognition programs. Initiated in 1990, it is considered a heavyweight among award programs due to its rigorous application and judging process. “Our awardees must demonstrate their environmental commitment and achievements through a careful vetting process,” states Board President Laura Teksler. “In addition to a thorough written application, the top contenders must demonstrate their programs’ merits firsthand to the judges during a visit to the applicants’ facilities. By the time they are selected to receive our award, they have truly proven that their programs are “setting the bar” in corporate environmental leadership.”

Service by Medallion will be honored at the 2010 Business Environmental Awards Reception on Thursday, June 3rd at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel in Palo Alto. For information regarding the other award-winning programs, please visit www.acterra.org/bea

About Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
Acterra is a non-profit organization with a 40-year history of environmental programming in and around Silicon Valley. Acterra involves and educate individuals, businesses and communities to take action against global warming, restore natural habitats, and cultivate environmental leaders for the future. For more information visit www.acterra.org.

About Service by Medallion
For over 30 years, Service by Medallion has been one of the largest janitorial companies in the Bay Area. The company was recently recognized as a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of Year awards under the Socially Responsible Category. The company’s mission is to provide its clients and employees with a clean, safe and healthy environment through a comprehensive and responsive building maintenance program. With over 550 employees cleaning over 23 million square feet of office space on a nightly basis, SBM is proud to lead the environmental movement in the building maintenance industry.

Service by Medallion is certified as a Green Business through the Bay Area Green Business Program in three counties, and has offices in Mountain View, Pleasanton, Redwood City and San Mateo. Services include: Full Service Janitorial, Green Cleaning, Cleanroom and Controlled Environment Care, ESD Control, Recycling and Composting Programs, Floor Care, Carpet Cleaning, Handyman Services, Lighting Maintenance, Construction Cleaning, Mail Room/Copy Services, Day Porter Services, Facilities Staffing Services, Parking Lot Sweeping, Pressure Washing, Window Cleaning, Emergency On-call Services, Green Consulting and LEED Project Management among others.

For more information visit www.servicebymedallion.com, email sbmgreenteam@servicebymedallion.com.
Service by Medallion
2522 Leghorn Street
Mountain View, CA
94043

Media Contacts:

Elias Nacif
Corporate General Manager.
enacif@servicebymedallion
.com

1-800-427-2250

Ariane Erickson
Program Director, Acterra
awards@acterra.org
650-561-4711