VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) has announced the recipients of its 2012 Clean Air Award. To achieve the award, building owners and facility managers must increase the level of indoor air cleanliness with filtration and improve system hygiene in 10 categories, achieving a combined score for improvements of 52 points or more and have the work inspected and confirmed by a NAFA certified air filter specialist. Signed documentation of all retrofit and upgrade work must accompany all applications and confirmation with the on-site inspection is required.

Businesses from across the world may submit for the award and are nominated by NAFA member companies and a number of other HVAC organizations.

Recipients of the 2012 award are:

MetroNational (Cobalt Center) - Houston; Papago Gateway Center, Chestnut Properties - Tempe, Ariz.; Phoenix Sky Harbor Rental Car Center (City of Phoenix Aviation Department) - Phoenix; Center 333 Berezan Management - Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Triovest Realty Management Inc. - 400 St. Mary Avenue - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Manitoba Centennial Centre Corp. (Manitoba Centennial Centre Properties) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Bentall Kennedy 1075 W. Georgia - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Bentall Kennedy 1500 W. Pender - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Bentall Kennedy 1138 Melville - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Oxford Properties Quinness Tower - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Harbour Center - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Carson Tahoe Health - Carson, Nevada; M@dison (Bedrock Real Estate Services) - Detroit; Centrium Place (Triovest Realty Management) - Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Dundee Realty Management Corp. IBM “C” Building - Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Galleria Plaza I (Transwestern) - Houston; Galleria Plaza II (Transwestern) - Houston; HEB Facilities Management (HEB Grocery Stores) - 300 locations throughout Texas; Banner Ironwood Medical Center - San Tan Valley, Ariz.; St. David’s Medical Center - Austin, Texas; University Medical Center - Tucson, Ariz.; The Hospital of Central Connecticut - New Britain Campus - New Britain, Conn.; St. Joseph Hospital - Fort Wayne, Ind.; St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center - Hartford, Conn.; and Shaw Cable - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Publication date: 10/1/2012