Green Building Initiative Awards Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division Headquarters Two Green Globes

SUWANEE, Georgia, December 18, 2014 - Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), America's No. 1 selling brand of ductless cooling and heating systems, announced its headquarters in Suwanee, Georgia, has earned two Green Globes from the Green Building Initiative (GBI). The Green Globes certification demonstrates "excellent progress in the reduction of environmental impacts and use of environmental efficiency practices."

"We are proud to achieve Green Globes certification for our Suwanee office," said Gary Nettinger, director, OEM solutions & applications, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division. "This accomplishment illustrates our significant commitment to sustainability and efficiency when approaching the design and construction of our facility."

The Mitsubishi Electric offices are equipped with the manufacturer's own VRF zoning systems, which contributed to its high ratings in the Energy and Indoor Environment assessment areas.

Mitsubishi Electric's headquarters, opened in 2013, was designed by Macgregor Associates Architects, Atlanta, and built by Industrial Developments International (IDI), Atlanta, with the Green Globes assessment and rating system in mind.

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About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric) is headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia. Mitsubishi Electric is a leading marketer of ductless and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) air-conditioning and heating technology in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, Mitsubishi Electric introduced its state-of-the-art, ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America. Mitsubishi Electric expanded its product line with VRF zoning heat pump systems using INVERTER technology to offer simultaneous cooling and heating capabilities. Mitsubishi Electric also offers compressors and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. The division's HVAC products have won numerous awards for innovation and excellence, including a 2014 Top Products Award fromBuilding Operating Management, a 2014 Dealer Design Gold Award from ACH&R News, a 2014 Best of Building Award from U.S. Green Building Council, Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2014 Product of the Year Silver Award, appliance DESIGN's 2013 Excellence in Design Bronze Award and a 2013 Top Products Award from Building Operating Management. More information is available at www.mehvac.com and at Mitsubishi Electric's blog, www.mehvac-blog.com. Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division is also on FacebookTwitterPinterest andYouTube.

 

Contact: Rob Byrd
Griffin & Company, Inc.
888/420-0256 ext. 121

 

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