Candidates are nominated by both NAFA members and members of the facility management community for the award, and must submit detailed and specific steps taken towards cleaning the indoor environment. A NAFA Certified Air Filter Specialist qualified the submissions. Awards are judged by the NAFA Clean Air Award Committee and each recipient receives a custom-designed trophy and recognition for their efforts.
The 2006 recipient companies that utilize "best air filtration practices" in their buildings are: Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Finley, Ohio; Boston Police Department Headquarters, Boston; Boston Properties, Waltham, Mass.; City of Phoenix Municipal Buildings, Phoenix; Crescent Real Estate-Fulbright Tower, Houston; Cushman & Wakefield-AIG American General Center, Houston; Department of Forensic Science-Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, Va.; Eisai Research Institute, Andover, Mass.; Falmouth Public Schools, Falmouth, Mass.; Glendale Arena, Glendale, Ariz.; Highwood Properties, International Place III, Memphis, Tenn.; Hines Property Management, Phoenix; Intertek Caleb Brett-Westport Technology Center, Houston; Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare, Louisville, Ky.; Progressive Insurance-Austin Call Center, Austin, Texas; St. Vincent Hospital/Worcester Medical Center, Worcester, Mass.; Toyoda Gosei-Texas, San Antonio; Tuft's University-Jaharis Building, Boston; University of Texas-Southern Medical Center, Dallas; Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, Mass.; and Williams International, Ogden, Utah.
Publication date: 09/25/2006