Schaumburg, IL, June 01, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Al Larson Environmental Award was awarded to the Rabine Group on Wednesday May 23. This award recognizes those who take extraordinary steps to making homes or offices energy efficient. Rabine Group completed energy efficient retrofits in the building of its headquarters to earn LEED certification.
The Rabine Group’s roofing company, Roofing Solutions America, installs recyclable roof membranes and green roofing materials. At the Rabine Group headquarters, a 69.09 kW rooftop solar photo voltaic system will produce 76,000 kWh of energy annually is currently being installed.
Once the solar photo voltaic system is complete, a vegetative extensive “Liveroof” will be installed, which will include plants and vegetables. The multiple different roof types make up what is called the “Rabine Academy Roofing Design Center,” which is dedicated to educating their clients, partners and employees on the advantages of energy efficiency and renewable energy generation.
The Pavement Design Center is another component of the Rabine Academy, which contains fifteen different pavements used for research and development and education. This also includes sustainable solutions such as UltraLot® Whitetopping and pervious pavements.
For more information on the Rabine Group companies, its services and advocacy, visit www.RabineGroup.com or call 888 Rabine3.
About the Rabine Group:
With a firm commitment to delivering quality, innovation, and exceeding our clients’ expectations, the Rabine Group is a premiere service provider for paving, roofing, petroleum distribution and other construction needs. The Rabine Group companies include: Rabine Paving, Rabine Paving America, UltraLot, Pavement Solutions, Roofing Solutions America, R. Commercial Roofing Solutions, R.W. Roofing Solutions, Rabine Snow Pros, Pipe View, Palatine Oil Company, and Rabine Residential, as well as, the Black Hawk Run Golf Club, and the Rabine Group Foundation.