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Sustainability Consulting

Client: Central Philadelphia Hospital

EES Service:  Created a Pharmaceutical Waste Management Program

  • Performed a full audit of all potential pharmaceutical waste streams.

  • Determined the classification of each waste stream as medical waste, hazardous waste, or non-hazardous waste.

  • Created a written program to ensure proper separation and disposal of each pharmaceutical waste stream based on the determined classification.

  • Developed a method of communicating disposal methods to appropriate staff through training sessions on the methods to ensure proper separation and disposal of each pharmaceutical waste stream.

Result:  Brought facility into compliance with hazardous waste and pharmaceutical waste regulations

Client:  Several Philadelphia Hospitals

EES Service:  Energy Benchmarking Compliance Services

  • Gather all necessary information including building characteristics and gas, electric, water and oil usage for annual reporting

  • Enter all usage information into the Portfolio Manager program created by the EPA and required for compliance with the City of Philadelphia Energy Benchmarking regulation

  • Submit the final reports to the City of Philadelphia as required by the regulation


Result: Maintain full compliance with the City of Philadelphia energy benchmarking regulations for several hospitals each year.


  • Full Audit - Using the comprehensive CurrentState™ Sustainability Audit software by Caelus Consulting, EES will provide a full appraisal of your organization’s current programs.

  • Benchmarking - We will then compare your results with similar organizations. Using gap analysis and maturity analysis, we will help you explore areas of focus for greatest impact.  

  • Taking Action - With a team of engineers, sustainability consultants, and LEED certified professionals, we we will help you manage the best sustainability programs for your facility.

  • Energy -  Building commissioning can evaluate the current performance of a facility against the specifications that were established when it was new. Our certified LEED O+M professionals will make sure your site is operating at its most efficient capabilities.

  • Water -  EES can minimize stormwater runoff through the implementation of green infrastructure elements, which can greatly reduce your water bill and reduce water pollution.

  • Waste Management: -  With our wide-ranging experience, EES can design full service industrial and chemical waste management systems for your organization.

  • Air Quality -  Since our inception in 1996, EES has supported our industrial, healthcare and higher education clients in minimizing air quality impacts to off-site neighbors and to on-site occupants.

What can you expect?

Let Environmental and Engineering Solutions, Inc. (EES) help your facility become more sustainable and environmentally friendly, while saving on costs!

Our team includes practitioners with years of experience on the triple bottom line. We will help you prioritize and implement audit recommendations as you develop an action plan. Our expertise covers all areas of “sustainability,” including employee engagement, supply chain improvements, corporate governance, impact investments, energy and water-saving techniques, waste management solutions, and more. Environmental and Engineering Solutions, Inc.  is a “Best for PHL” community member, and part of the Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia and the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.

How can EES help?

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EES has been providing environmental health & safety consulting and engineering services for more than 25 years, serving healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, aerospace and higher education organizations across the United States and Canada. 

President and Engineer Tom Petersen, P.E. has more than 36 years of environmental engineering,  health & safety and process safety experience.

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