Breathe New Hampshire was recognized at the Manchester Historic Association’s annual Preservation Awards on May 12, 2016.
Breathe New Hampshire was recognized for its 100 years of public service in fighting lung disease and supporting lung health. Read more here.
Breathe NH was awarded LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification for Commercial Interiors by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.
Breathe NH achieved LEED certification for its 145 Hollis Street headquarters in Manchester's Millyard District for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality. Once the home of Amoskeag Locomotive Works, which began producing steam locomotives in 1849, the portion of the building that houses the Breathe NH office has had many uses over the years. Breathe NH President & CEO Daniel Fortin said "We are pleased to have earned this distinction and are especially proud that we have been able to maintain our building's historical integrity. This LEED certification further enhances our organization's commitment to clean air and lung health."
Breathe New Hampshire and Policy & Program Manager Kim Coronis were recognized by Raymond Coalition for Youth with a 2013 Champions for Prevention Award at RCFY's first annual Prevention Summit. This event focused on the value of a community coalition working together to make a difference in the lives of young people. Learn more about Breathe New Hampshire's youth programs and activities here.
Associated Builders & Contractors NH/VT Chapter's Excellence in Construction Award recognizes outstanding construction projects. Breathe New Hampshire and Bruss Construction were recognized for the sustainable and environmentally friendly renovation of Breathe New Hampshire's office building at 145 Hollis Street in Manchester NH.
Cumulus Media, owner of radio stations WOKQ 97.5, WPKQ 103.7 and The Shark, named Breathe New Hampshire its 2012 Year of Service Award recipient. Cumulus Media offers a major 12-month promotion commitment to designated New Hampshire public service organizations each year. Breathe NH received $100,000 worth of air time on Cumulus’ three radio stations in 2012.
Breathe New Hampshire was recognized by Building New Hampshire for the energy-efficient revival of its Manchester facility at 145 Hollis Street in the Millyard district and for minimizing their carbon footprint and impact on the environment. Breathe New Hampshire’s office was designed and constructed in accordance with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Guidelines.Read more here.
The Breathe New Hampshire COPD Awareness Team was recognized by Volunteer New Hampshire for exemplary contributions to volunteerism and to the betterment of life in New Hampshire. The COPD Awareness Team made great strides in raising awareness of COPD in New Hampshire and focused on the importance of early detection by sponsoring free lung screenings in New Hampshire. Learn more about Breathe NH's Lung Health Awareness Team here.