Congratulations to Honda for being recognized for having not
one, but two superb energy-efficient operations. Over the years, Honda has been
committed to not only producing top of the line-dependable vehicles, but also
operating in a safe- environment friendly manner as well. Regional parts
distribution centers located in Davenport, Iowa and Gresham, Oregon both earned
the coveted U.S EPA Energy Star Award this year. Corporate manager of national
facility services at American Honda Motor Co, Inc Garth Sellers stated, "Our
Gresham facility has long been at the forefront of Honda's 'green building'
initiatives in the U.S and it is breaking new ground again as one of the first
non-manufacturing Honda facilities in America to earn an Energy Star
A very extensive list of
innovative design features can be found throughout these facilities ranging from
an air-conditioning system to rainwater harvesting. Also, recycled materials
are used heavily in each facility including chair seats made from recycled
seatbelts, flooring from automobile tires, and wallpaper using old phonebooks.
These facilities have been considered somewhat an attraction drawing visitors
from the Harvard Business School, China, and Japan! "These awards reflect
positively on Honda's longstanding effort to reduce the environmental impact of
our business operations in North America." Stated sellers. Honda has also
been recognized as being a leader in the development of leading-edge
technologies to minimize CO2 emissions and enhance fuel-efficiency. Once again,
congratulations to Honda for being outstanding leaders in all aspects of
Come visit Planet Honda and let us show you why we are one
of the favorite Honda dealers in the Manhattan area.