2019 Success Stories
Here we spotlight the sustainability innovations and energy actions these Challenge participants undertook in an effort to elevate climate action in Charlottesville. Thank you for the hard work you have done and will continue to do!
Industry Leader: Indoor Biotechnologies
Indoor Biotechnologies is an immunodiagnostics and biotechnology company based in both Charlottesville, VA and Cardiff, UK. Indoor Biotech specializes in manufacturing biologics for allergy and asthma. Their research into allergen structure, function, and immune recognition has received internationally recognition and made them world leaders in assessments of environmental exposures to indoor allergens.
Initiative: Converted to 100% Biodegradable and Recycled Content Packaging
Better Business Champion: Peabody School
The Peabody School is an independent PreK-8th grade school focused on meeting the needs of gifted and academically-advanced students in the Charlottesville area. Founded in 1994, Peabody School is now home to over 200 students.
Initiative: Increased Energy Efficiency, Adopted Renewables and Empowered Students to Lead.
Green Team Success: Hantzmon Wiebel
Hantzmon Wiebel is the largest public accounting firm in Central Virginia. Their company is focus on providing professional services to support the accounting and business advisory needs of local, regional, and even international clients.
Initiative: Achieving Energy Awareness and Savings Inside and Out
Going Solar and More: Design Electric
Design Electric is a general contractor serving Central and Western Virginia since 1982. Design Electric offers electrical construction and maintenance services to commercial, institutional and/or industrial clients.