The City of Dayton is committed to the inclusion of, and expansion of opportunities for, disadvantaged and local small businesses. The Procurement Enhancement Plan (PEP) requires the City to certify, identify inclusion opportunities, and establish procurement goals for Small Business Enterprises (SBEs), Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs), and Dayton Local Small Businesses (DLSBs). The HRC leads the City’s efforts toward achieving PEP goals through its certification programs and contract compliance process.
EDGE is the leading global assessment for gender diverse and economically-disadvantaged business. The State of Ohio applies rigorous standards for representation, pay equity, and career opportunity among businesses applying for EDGE designation. An EDGE certified business must be owned by a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Ohio. An EDGE certified business recertifies bi-annually through the Ohio DAS and must demonstrate continued adherence to established benchmarks.
EDGE Certified Seals are a trademark and may be displayed only by a business which complies with EDGE standards and whose commitment to workplace gender equality and progress is recognized by the State of Ohio.
A WBE certified business must be owned and controlled by a woman who is a US citizen and has established residency in the State which issues the certification. To qualify for WBE certification, a business must be in operation for at least one (1) year and at least 51% owned by a woman. Certification last for one year, and the woman business owner must demonstrate requisite knowledge of the business/industry for which she is applying. Further the woman business owner must have day-to-day control over the business, with final authority within daily operations.
WBE certification does not imply any procurement goal or set-aside target for state government contracts.
EnviroControl Systems is proud to be designated an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) 2020 National Accredited Quality Contractor. This designation is based upon quality, safety, talent management, craft/management education, and community relations.
Currently, EnviroControl Systems is Ohio’s only Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning contractor to carry the title of Accredited Quality Contractor.
EnviroControl Systems upholds the AQC Pledge.
AQC Pledge: As an Accredited Quality Contractor, our company is committed to providing our clients with the highest quality construction services and we care deeply about our employees and the communities in which we build. We are proud to be part of the construction industry and we are dedicated to the principle of free enterprise. We commit ourselves to service our communities and to provide our employees with the skills they need to work safely and productively in order to meet the needs of our clients.
The conversion of Lotz Paper Building to the Avant Garde Office Suites and Restaurant Space was undertaken during 2017-2018. EnviroControl Systems was contracted to install the mechanical systems; including two 25ton RTUs, three 20ton RTUs, two exhaust fans, and 1,000 feet of duct. All of these projects were undertaken while maintaining the functional slide from 4th to 3rd floor.
This project employed value engineering solutions consistent with the building’s designation on the National Register of Historic Places. The budget to complete this 20,000 square foot project was fixed, and EnviroControl Systems was able to work with it to finish the comfort systems need for all 5 levels of the building; including restrooms, food service areas, and the entertainment area.
The design and installation of the mechanical system; which included 7 RTUs and 2 split systems for 80 tons of cooling, covered 36,000 square feet and four floors. This project included event space (first floor), office space, exercise and catering space, and exposed ductwork throughout.
EnviroControl was tasked with maintaining historical architectural features of the building.
This project was accomplished in four phases and required over 1 year to complete. The project was to provide mechanical systems in both new construction and building retrofit to this historic Cincinnati theater facility. Three adjacent spaces and new construction on former parking lot were completed to create one cohesive space.
The Carrier President’s Award is an annual award presented to a select group of Carrier Factory-Authorized Dealers who achieved the highest scores based on a list of qualifications and standards established by the Carrier brand. These include a strong focus on leadership and management, brand recognition and industry expertise.
Equal parts ceremony, celebration, and entertainment, the SCORE Awards is the preeminent distinction in honoring and supporting small business in the U.S. At this event, people and companies are recognizes that have demonstrated unique vision, innovation, and achievement in support of America’s economy and the small business community.
The Top 25 Women of Impact are dynamic professional women who have been recognized for inspiring and encouraging those around them to actively challenge the status quo, working to improve their communities, develop their employees and advocate for women in general. Rather than being content with others just watching them work, these women involve those around them in their endeavors thereby increasing their collective IMPACT.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Ohio’s nonprofit small business association, named Lisa Crosley, President of EnviroControl Systems, the 2018 Small Business Champion. The recipient embodies someone who dedicates time and resources to promoting small-business causes through NFIB activities, and demonstrates a spirit of service toward the community and a commitment to advancing the concept of free enterprise.
Charles Ellis was named OVABC 2019 Craft Professional of the Year runner-up for his outstanding mechanical ability, commitment to excellence, and exemplary performance on several high- profile projects in the adaptive reuse of historical buildings. Mr. Ellis’ work has been recognized with two EIC Eagle Awards for Dayton’s Avant Garde Building and Cincinnati’s PINS Mechanical, and an OVABC Pyramid Award for Cincinnati’s Ensemble Theatre.
This award recognizes an individual craft professional within an Ohio Valley ABC member company who excels in all areas of their job. This employee exhibits pride, honor, leadership, setting and then raising the standard for quality. They are a master of the skills required to do any task required for their craft, coaches and mentors others, representing the Merit Shop as a craft professional. The winner of this award best embodies the ideals of Merit Shop through superior effort and talent as recognized by others.