Ductmate Industries Inc. won Sustainable Pitttsburgh’s Green Workplace Challenge.

The Pennsylvania-based HVAC and sheet metal accessories maker was the top finisher in the medium-size company category. Company officials credited Ductmate’s focus on reducing energy use and conserving water.

Ductmate’s Peter J. Arnoldt II said saving energy has long been a goal at the company.

“At DMI Cos., we strive to raise the bar and set new standards,” Arnoldt said. “As such, an integral strategic focal point within our corporate vision maintains to provide sustainable products and services for the industries within which we operate. As embracing as the city has been to help drive the sustainable movement, it’s important for us to join the other leaders ‘walking the walk’ as we’ve competed together to better our world in the Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge.”


Sustainable Pittsburgh recently announced the winners of its Green Workplace Challenge. Shown with their prizes are: Phillip Peterson, FedEx Ground; Indigo Raffel, Conservation Consultants Inc.; Laura Zullo, University of Pittsburgh; Ray Yeager, Ductmate Industries Inc. Cos.; Jeaneen Zappa, CCI; Megan Cieslak-Mazza, Alcosan; Mary Kay Meanor, Alcosan; Sara Thompson, Pashek Associates. Image courtesy of Sustainable Pittsburgh.