Whole Foods Market is a mission driven organization, aiming to set the standard for excellence in the natural and organic foods retail space, and creating win-win partnerships with suppliers to achieve their goals. The company also leads by example. Whole Foods Market has long been a champion for caring for its communities and sustainability, and has many foundations and initiatives in place to bring these values to fruition.
DC Engineering’s Tom Wolgamot (left) and Tristam Coffin of Whole Foods at ATMOsphere America 2015
DC Engineering shares Whole Foods Market’s passion for sustainability and environmental stewardship. For nearly a decade, DC’s retail teams have designed and provided operational support for refrigeration and other building systems that are innovative, eco-friendly and energy efficient. Many of the Whole Foods Market projects that DC has been involved in have received LEED Silver and Gold, Green Globes, and/or GreenChill certifications.
DC Engineering has also partnered with Whole Foods Market and other organizations on standards development, education, and awareness to pave the way for mainstream adoption of Natural Refrigerants and other innovative, energy efficient designs. DC and Whole Foods Market have provided joint presentations at ATMOsphere and NASRC sponsored conferences, providing studies and analysis on installed systems at various Whole Foods Market locations. Both organizations are also actively involved with ASHRAE and other organizations, providing additional avenues to further champion the case for embracing natural refrigeration systems.