Planting Project Highlights Firm’s Ongoing Commitment to Environmental Sustainability at Class A Office Complex
LIVINGSTON, N.J. – April 23, 2015 – Eastman Companies recently celebrated Earth Day 2015 by planting flowering cherry trees at Eisenhower Corporate Campus, its 380,000- square-foot Class A office complex located at 290 W. Mount Pleasant Avenue in Livingston. Company executives, building management and tenants of the complex worked together to complete the project. Eastman gave each participant a Colorado blue spruce seedling and marigolds in appreciation of their efforts.
Pictured (from left) are Shea Nelson, property management / Eisenhower Corporate Campus event manager, Eastman Companies; Dan Alberti, IT technician, Eastman Companies; Ron Thomson, building manager, Eisenhower Corporate Campus; Michael Schofel and Peter Schofel, co-managing partners, Eastman Companies; and H. Jordan Guenther, director of property management, Eastman Companies.
The Earth Day activities underscored the firm’s ongoing commitment to corporate sustainability. Eisenhower Corporate Campus recently earned the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance. Green actions implemented at the complex to earn LEED Silver Certification include the completion of a 420 kW solar installation project designed to provide green power, reduce the building’s carbon footprint and lower operational costs; the addition of four electric car charging stations; and contracting with ConEdison to purchase 100 percent sustainable energy through certified wind power.
Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Eastman Companies and its affiliated companies have been in business for 37 years and are recognized leaders in high-quality real estate developments with property throughout Northern New Jersey. The company boasts a portfolio of more than two million square feet of office, retail and industrial space located in Essex, Morris, Bergen and Burlington counties.