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Boland Recognized for 10 Years as a Best Place to Work

Updated: Mar 15, 2022

Boland team members from left: Katie Kimmel, Sarah Heitkemper, Jimmy Murray, Sarah Rowan, Min Oh

Gaithersburg MD, May 30, 2018 – Boland (, a leading intelligent building technology and energy services provider, has landed in the top five on the Washington Business Journal’s Best Place to Work for 2018. The award marks ten years that Boland has received the Washington Business Journal recognition

Proud to earn the #4 Spot of Best Places to Work

“This year, Boland was not only named a Best Place to Work, but we also earned the #4 spot among extra-large companies,” said Jim Boland, president. “My father would be pleased to know that we are continuing to build on his vision of growing and investing in our team members to construct a community of experts.”

The Best Places to Work Award, a recognition program of the Washington Business Journal, acknowledges DC-based companies that do an exceptional job of providing a friendly and stimulating work environment for their employees. Employees of nominated companies receive a link to a survey - the results of which are captured and evaluated based on employee opinions regarding their environment and leadership.

“We have always known that our people are our greatest asset. Our team of professionals fully embody the Boland motto ‘We are Not Comfortable Until You Are’ by delivering best-in-class service to our clients day in and day out,” said Sarah Heitkemper, vice president of human resources. “They are involved in the betterment of our community, and they contribute to our family environment that cultivates careers, inspires growth, and strives for innovation.”

Jimmy Murray, Boland Associate with Emily VanZandt, Associate Editor Washington Business Journal

“Our associates’ professional development is critical to our success, and the success of our clients,” said Sean Boland, vice president of owner sales. “It’s our job [as leadership] to lay the framework for progress and provide the right tools, atmosphere, and training for success and advancement in their careers. As of today, more than 70% of our associates have earned professional accreditation, offering our clients innovative solutions. They are true masters of the HVAC industry.”

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About Boland

Boland ( provides clients with sustainable and energy efficient solutions for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings in the DC/MD/VA metropolitan area. As the area’s leading intelligent building technology and energy services provider, Boland employs more than 300 highly-trained associates including Certified Energy Managers and LEED® Accredited Professionals, is an ENERGY STAR Product and Services Provider, and serves as the exclusive Trane Commercial Systems, Services and Solutions Representative in the region. Our high professional standards and outstanding customer service provide our clients with innovative systems, quality products, and responsive technical support so that our building occupants and owners can do what they do best — focus on business, not buildings.

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