WASHINGTON—Winners were chosen from nearly 20,000 Energy Star partners by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and 118 awardees are being recognized. These partners include manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies and home builders. The awardees are being recognized for their long-term commitment to climate protection through greater energy efficiency.
Organizations receive recognition in one of three categories: Partners of the Year- Sustained Excellence, Partners of the Year and Excellence. Seventy Sustained Excellence winners will be recognized for their exceptional leadership year after year in the Energy Star program while remaining dedicated to superior energy efficiency and environmental protection. Some of the companies recognized in the Sustained Excellence category include:
- Andersen Corporation
- Bosch Home Appliances
- GE Lighting
- KB Home
- Nissan North American, Inc.
- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
- Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
A complete list of the Partners of the Year- Sustained Excellence, Partners of the Year and Excellence winners can be found here.