Our third award is for the Office Building category, 250,000 to 500,000 square feet.

The Richardson Building, located at One Lombard Avenue, achieved the highest score in this category, and is the recipient of the 2012 Earth Award. Built in 1969 by the Richardson family of Winnipeg, the 34-storey building is currently managed by Bentall Kennedy (Canada) Ltd. Located at Winnipeg's historic Portage and Main, the building's major tenants include Richardson International, Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG, CIBC, and AON.

The building has achieved a BOMA BESt Level 2 certification, scoring exceptionally well in indoor air quality, environmental management system, and control of emissions and effluents.