ATLANTA/ MARCH 26, 2019 (STL.News)
EcoSystems, in partnership with property owner BH Management, announced today that they achieved a record-setting rebate for Edgewater at Sandy Springs, a one and two-bedroom multifamily apartment community located in Atlanta, Georgia. The team’s water and energy conservation efforts have secured a rebate from the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management for $117,000, the largest in the City’s history of refunds of this kind.
The conservation efforts implemented by Edgewater, in partnership with EcoSystems, included 1,171 bathroom upgrades completed in 46 days. Old and wasteful toilets, showerheads and aerators from the complex were replaced with ultra high-efficiency 0.8 GPF Niagara Stealth toilets, water-saving fixtures, and carbon monoxide detectors. The EcoSystems team also recycled all of the toilets—totaling an estimated 117,000 pounds of porcelain.
“EcoSystems has been crucial in helping us to secure rebates with cities throughout the country. They manage all of the legwork, and in this case, their efforts resulted in the largest rebate of its kind in Atlanta and an immediate ROI,” explained Mike Watkins, Director of Construction at BH Management.
The Edgewater conservation project is one of more than 57 EcoSystems is executing across the U.S. as part of a national retrofit program in partnership with BH Management. “We are thrilled to partner with BH Management and Edgewater at Sandy Springs to conserve water, a vital resource in Metro Atlanta, while delivering financial upside to one of the largest multifamily management companies in the nation,” said Richard Lamondin, CEO and co-founder of EcoSystems. “We hope that more property owners throughout Georgia begin implementing multifamily water conservation efforts in their buildings—understanding the benefits for both business and the environment.”
EcoSystems partners with property owners to conserve billions of gallons of water and millions of dollars—one toilet, showerhead, and faucet at a time. Our mission: to provide solutions that promote smarter, more efficient uses of water and energy, and empower people and businesses by eliminating waste and cutting costs. In a matter of weeks, EcoSystems helps properties save up to 55% on sink usage, 40% on shower usage, and 50-75 percent on toilet usage. For more information, visit http://www.ecosystems.com.