Service By Medallion, Elias Nacif Win Water Champion At 2016 Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award

By: Service by Medallion
Service Medallion Green Committee Accepting 2016 Water Champion Award
Service Medallion Green Committee Accepting 2016 Water Champion Award
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - April 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Last year Silicon Valley reduced its water use by 26% from the 2013 baseline, saving nearly 40 billion gallons of water - enough to fill 58,000 Olympic-size swimming pools. The Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards highlight government agencies, businesses, organizations and individuals that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to save our most precious natural resource - water.

This year, Service by Medallion and Elias Nacif were honored as the 2016 Water Champion at the awards ceremony taking place at Google. The awards are presented to organizations whose programs and leadership have advanced water conservation and re-use in the Silicon Valley. Medallion's application was reviewed and approved by a diverse cross-selection of represented parties, including past winners, which are concerned about water supply and the need for strategic response to both droughts and a new era of water scarcity.

The core of the application was surrounded by the water saving strategies that have been applied at  Medallion client's sites, which provide water conservation benefits to well over 30 million Sqft. of office space. Elias rolled out Medallion's Green Initiative to improve sustainability practices, both internally and externally. He created a water conservation checklist for clients that provide an inventory of potential water saving opportunities and a return on investment for each product, including toilet and urinal fixtures, stand-alone flushometers, water faucets and cleaning agents and equipment. A change-out to low-flow faucet aerators has been saving over one million gallons of water per year at some client sites.

Silicon Valley Responds to the Drought Awards to Honor Water Conservation Champions. SERVICE BY MEDALLION AND ELIAS NACIF HONORED AS WATER CONSERVATION CHAMPION.

In addition, Elias introduced a Chemical Management System that consistently provides the correct dilution for cleaning products, decreasing water use, chemical exposure, and removing plastic bottles and unnecessary packing from the waste stream. Medallion also switched to using microfiber cloths that require minimal chemical/water dilution, mop bucket systems with an integrated water filtration that generate cleaner water, and an exterior auto scrubber to replace power washing of debris that uses recycled water and uses only 270 gallons per day versus 1,050 gallons per day with standard equipment.

The goal of the Awards is to raise awareness and celebrate outstanding achievements in water conservation and reuse through best practices, efficiency and innovation. Congratulations to Service by Medallion and Elias Nacif on this prestigious award.

About Elias - Elias Nacif grew up participating in Boy Scouts, where he developed a deep appreciation of nature. Since 2007 he has worked for Service by Medallion, a large janitorial and facility services provider serving more than 200 clients and cleaning over 30 million square feet of real estate nightly.

About Service by Medallion

Service by Medallion, headquartered in Silicon Valley, is an award winning company providing facility services and specialty cleaning to the built environment specializing in corporate campuses.  We are committed to delivering "Best in Class" industry leading programs and services through real time response, innovation, technology, performance analytics, and expertise.

About the Water Conservation Awards Coalition The

Coalition coordinating the Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards includes: Acterra, Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency, City of Palo Alto Utilities, GreenTown Los Altos, Joint Venture Silicon Valley, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Sustainable San Mateo County, Sustainable Silicon Valley and Tuolumne River Trust. Silicon Valley is defined as San Mateo County, Santa Clara County and Alameda County from Hayward south. The awards program was established in 2009.

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