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Awards & Recognition

2018

WELL Silver Certification

The Wharton External Affairs fit-out in the FMC Tower is anticipating WELL Silver Certification, the first on Penn’s campus. WELL Building Standard is the leading tool for improving health and human experience through building design.

2018 BOMA Philadelphia TOBY Best of the Best for Green Practices

In recognition of Jon M. Huntsman Hall for green purchasing policies, exceptional recycling practices, composting accomplishments, and water/energy management.

2017

2017 TOBY EARTH Award

In recognition of Steinberg Hall – Dietrich Hall for quality sustainability programs and exceptional building management. The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards, presented by the Building Operations Managers Association (BOMA), are popularly regarded as the most prestigious of its category in the commercial real estate industry. The Philadelphia TOBY awards recognize the exceptional procedures and management practices of select buildings within the Greater Philadelphia area. These awards acknowledge the immense efforts of the Wharton Operations team, and the combined teamwork of our building occupants who support our progressive safety and security programs and sustainability initiatives.

2017 BOMA Philadelphia TOBY Best of the Best for Safety and Security

In recognition of Steinberg Hall – Dietrich Hall for exceptionally detailed procedures and programs for potential emergency situations including natural disasters and other life-threatening cases. This award speaks to our effective communication with first responders, and the high level of training within our own safety response team.

2017 Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) Certification

In recognition of diverting 67,900 square feet, the equivalent of over 16 tons, of carpet from landfills.

2016

2016 BOMA Philadelphia TOBY Best of the Best for Safety and Security

In recognition of Jon M. Huntsman Hall for exceptionally detailed procedures and programs for potential emergency situations including natural disasters and other life-threatening cases. This award speaks to our effective communication with first responders, and the high level of training within our own safety response team.

2016 BOMA Philadelphia TOBY Best of the Best for Green Practices

In recognition of Jon M. Huntsman Hall for green purchasing policies, exceptional recycling practices, composting accomplishments, and water/energy management.

2016 Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) Certification

In recognition of diverting 6,516 pounds of carpet from landfills.

2016 LEED Gold Certification- Steinberg Hall - Dietrich Hall

In recognition of Steinberg Hall – Dietrich Hall Dean’s Suite Renovation. This certification provides independent verification that a buildings design, construction, operations, and maintenance is a resource efficient, high performing, healthy, cost-effective building.

2016 Level 4 Green Office Certification

In recognition of Level 4 re-certification in the Green Office Certification Program. This certification commends Wharton Operations for the highest score ever awarded in the program with a score of 237 points.

2015

2015 LEED Silver Certification- Vance Hall

In recognition of the Vance Hall 1st and 2nd floor renovations project. This certification provides independent verification that a building’s design, construction, operations, and maintenance is a resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective building.

2015 LEED Silver Certification- Penn/Wharton China Center

In recognition of the Penn/Wharton China Center Fit-Out Project. This certification provides independent verification that a buildings design, construction, operations, and maintenance is a resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective building.

2014

2014 BOMA Philadelphia TOBY Best of the Best for Green Practices

In recognition of Steinberg Hall – Dietrich Hall for green purchasing policies, exceptional recycling practices, composting accomplishments, and water/energy management.

2014 LEED Gold Certification- Mack Pavilion

In recognition of the addition of Mack Pavilion to Steinberg hall – Dietrich Hall. This certification provides independent verification that a buildings design, construction, operations, and maintenance is a resource-efficient, high*performing, healthy, cost-effective building.

2011 / 2013

2011 LEED Gold Certification- Joe's Cafe

In recognition of Joe’s Cafe renovation project. This certification provides independent verification that a buildings design, construction, operations and maintenance is a resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective building.

2013 LEED Gold Certification- Wharton San Francisco

In recognition of the Wharton San Francisco Interior Fit-Out Project. This certification provides independent verification that a buildings design, construction, operations, and maintenance is a resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective building.