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December 13, 2010


Heather Cummings

Lara Sutherland, Practice Greenhealth

Environmental and Engineering Solutions, Inc. Joins National Health Organization

Supporting Environmental Practices


pleased to announce that it has made a significant commitment to environmental
sustainability by joining Practice Greenhealth, a membership organization for institutions
and businesses in the health care field who are engaged in reducing their environmental

Practice Greenhealth provides practical guidance, training, consultation, and business

solutions to help its members in their efforts to implement environmentally responsible
practices. More than 800 healthcare organizations have joined Practice Greenhealth in
the last year alone, indicating the growing commitment among the healthcare community
to reduce its environmental impact.

“We are excited to join such a valuable organization,” said EES president, Tom Petersen,
P.E. “Practice GreenHealth offers so many resources to its members, and is allowing us
to better serve our sustainability clients.”

EES provides consulting on sustainability practices in the healthcare industry. The team
offers sustainability audits, with follow-up services that include recommendations and
outlined initiative opportunities, implementation and follow-up/tracking. In these tough
economic times, EES believes that sustainability initiatives offer the best social and
financial return. They hope their consulting services will encourage other organizations
to join the green healthcare trend, and reduce their environmental footprints.
“We are very pleased to welcome ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENGINEERING
SOLUTIONS, INC. to the Practice Greenhealth member community,” stated Robert
Jarboe, executive director of Practice Greenhealth. “Their membership demonstrates a
real commitment to improving the environmental impact on their client’s patients, staff
and communities.”

Practice Greenhealth offers a variety of programs to its members, including the

Healthcare Clean Energy Exchange, environmental purchasing, sustainable operations,
continuing education, webinars, networking opportunities, communications, and annual
awards recognizing the achievements of member institutions.

EES is a sustainability, environmental, health and safety consulting firm located in

Montgomery County, PA. The firm works primarily with healthcare organizations,
manufacturers and higher education institutions, and has a wide range of experience and
expertise, including air quality, noise control, OSHA and EPA training and compliance
management, infection control and much more.

Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading membership and networking organization for
institutions in the healthcare community that have made a commitment to sustainable,
eco-friendly practices. Members include hospitals, healthcare systems, businesses and
other stakeholders engaged in the greening of healthcare to improve the health of
patients, staff and the environment.


If you would like more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with Tom
Petersen, contact Heather Cummings at 215-881-9401 or