EPA Honors 2019 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners in Pennsylvania

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04/11/2019

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EPA Honors 2019 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (April 11, 2019)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 183 ENERGY STAR partners for their outstanding contributions to public health and the environment. The awardees  have demonstrated national leadership in cost-saving energy efficient solutions. Recipients of the 2019 ENERGY STAR Awards come from 37 states, including Pennsylvania.

The ENERGY STAR Awards were presented today in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Hilton Hotel

“I applaud the 2019 ENERGY STAR Award Winners,” said EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum  “Their innovation and leadership enhance America’s economic competitiveness. Reducing costly energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the environment.”

ENERGY STAR Award Winners in Pennsylvania are:

Air King (West Chester, Pa.) is a manufacturer of energy efficient ventilation and indoor air quality products receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recognition. Air King is committed to making energy efficiency accessible to everyone, with a wide variety of reasonably-priced, ENERGY STAR certified products, including the range hood subcategory.

PECO Energy (Philadelphia, Pa.) is an electric and gas utility receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Recognition. PECO Energy is being recognized for its sustained excellence in promoting a vast array of ENERGY STAR certified products to residential and commercial customers, as well as ENERGY STAR certified new homes.

Ricoh (Malvern, Pa.) is a global technology company receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recognition.  Ricoh offers a wide array of ENERGY STAR certified products and has more than doubled its education, training, and communications efforts in support of the ENERGY STAR program.

EPA’s ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped save American families and businesses nearly 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and associated reductions of over 3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases. In 2017 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans save $30 billion in energy costs.

Read more about the ENERGY STAR Awards and Award Winners’ achievements.

About ENERGY STAR

ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions.

Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions.

 Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped save American families and businesses nearly 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions—all through voluntary action. In 2017 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid $30 billion in energy costs. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.

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