NEW YORK, NY, April 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bonnie Hagen of Bright Energy Services, a full service energy and environmental advisory firm serving North America, was honored for leading the company's green efforts at the 1st annual Women Making an Impact award. Hosted by the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journal, the ceremony recognized outstanding women who have made an impact both locally and globally in 2013. The event was inspired by keynote speaker, Nancy Armstrong, the producer of the award-winning website and documentary series, MAKERS- Women Who Make America.
As the co- founder and COO of Bright Energy Services, Hagen was recognized for creating an organization that helps commercial, institutional, and industrial properties become more sustainable by reducing their carbon footprints and saving money in the process. Hagen led the effort to analyze more than 10,000,000 square feet of building space and identified and implemented energy efficiency and environmental enhancement projects that reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 4,666 tons of carbon dioxide. Hagen explained at the ceremony that, "this is the same as taking 882 passenger vehicles off the road or saving 3,470 acres of forests." Hagen's actions resulted in tens of millions of dollars in value to her clients, from reduced utility costs and the securing of financial incentives from municipalities, the utilities and other granting agencies.
Armstrong's documentary made its PBS debut in February, and currently AOL has a Makers digital platform showcasing thousands of groundbreaking women.
Peter Arbeeny, President and CEO of Bright Energy Services, was at the ceremony and commented, "With Bonnie's commitment to a sustainable Earth, and therefore, everyone's personal and professional development, I believe Bonnie is a woman who has made one of the greatest impacts on our Earth (globally and locally) in 2013, and will continue to do so in 2014 and beyond. "
Bright Energy Services can be reached at 347-470-7090 or by visiting http://www.brightenergyservices.com
About Bright Energy Services
Bright Energy Services, a division of All HVAC Service Company, Inc. is an award-winning energy and environmental consulting firm in the $300+ billion Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Cleantech & Sustainability Markets. The firm deploys tailored energy efficiency solutions and leverages renewable energy technologies. The firm allows clients to cut energy costs, meet regulatory requirements, manage their emission portfolios, deploy the latest technology and reduce their carbon footprint. The firm's consulting services span a wide range of disciplines and focuses on providing owners and managers of commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings environmental improvements through:
• Energy auditing, retro-commissioning and building analysis (including LL87 compliance),
• Benchmarking and NYC LL84 compliance,
• Energy load reduction (via lighting retrofits, HVAC upgrades, demand response, plug load management, and renewable energy installations),
• LEED certification, Energy Star certification,
• Greenhouse gas inventories / Carbon foot-printing, and
• Sustainability program development and planning.
Bright Energy Services is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, with a satellite office in White Plains, New York.
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