Nashville, Tennessee, August 25, 2011 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that it along with leaders from Volkwagen Group of America’s Chattanooga Operations accepted the 2011 Tennessee Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award for Building Green at the awards ceremony held in Nashville,Tennessee on August 12th.
The 2011 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards recognizes company’s for their environmentally friendly facilities. SSOE was responsible for overseeing the architecture, engineering, and construction management services for the new $1 billion automobile manufacturing facility located in Chattanooga, Tenn. Many sustainable features were incorporated into the 1,350-acre brownfield site, which is currently pursuing LEED certification.
For more information on this award visit: www.tn.gov/environment/awards/.