Recently, the Trump administration announced plans to defund Energy Star. The administration claims it is not a priority for taxpayer dollars and actually lumps it into the category of ‘lower priority and poorly performing programs.’ But, 25 years of Energy Star experience tells a much different tale.
Company honored by EPA for the seventh consecutive year
April 5, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Panasonic Eco Solutions North America with a 2016 Energy Star® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.
York Affinity residential air conditioners and heat pumps earn designation for fifth consecutive year
March 11, 2016
Johnson Controls announced that two of its York Affinity residential air conditioners and one York Affinity residential heat pump have been recognized as Energy Star® Most Efficient 2016, when combined with the York smart thermostat.
The Energy Star Label Is Strongly Recognized by the Majority of Americans
May 28, 2015
The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) has announced that results from its National Awareness of Energy Star® survey for 2014 shows continued growing strength for the Energy Star brand. In 2014, 89 percent of households recognized the Energy Star label when it was shown to them.
Energy Star Program Signs Agreement with Freddie Mac
February 20, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star program has signed an agreement with the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac) aimed at increasing the efficiency and affordability of multifamily housing properties.
Each Certified Building Saves the Company Thousands of Dollars in Energy Costs Every Year
November 18, 2013
JCPenney announced that it has achieved Energy Star certifications at over 500 stores, one supply chain facility, and its home office, surpassing the company’s initial goal of having 400 locations certified by the end of 2013.
Portfolio Manager Will Have New Interface, Streamlined Functionality, and Improved Usability
July 16, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star program announced that it will release a complete upgrade of Portfolio Manager, its benchmarking tool for commercial buildings, on July 17, 2013.
Homes built to voluntary Energy Star specifications made up about 26 percent of all new homes constructed in the U.S. in 2011. Under the latest update of the specifications, Energy Star homes consume at least 15 percent less energy than those built to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).