Among this year’s 221 winners, the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program is recognizing more than 170 organizations as Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence winners, the highest recognition within the program. In addition, Energy Star recently named its annual Partner of the Year, Contractor of the Year, and Excellence award winners for their contributions toward energy efficiency in the residential, industrial, and commercial sectors.
With the help of its product certifications and residential and commercial building standards, the ENERGY STAR program has helped American families and businesses save “5 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity, avoid more than $500 billion in energy costs, and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions,” according to EPA’s research.
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Codes + Standards
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