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Embraco Wins Efficiency Award

November 10, 2008
Embraco’s President, Ernesto Heinzelmann (at podium), accepts the Stars of Energy Efficiency Award in Washington for development of the Embraco VCC compressor, which reduces energy consumption by up to 40 percent. On hand was (left) Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce and Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corp.

WASHINGTON - Embraco’s President Ernesto Heinzelmann accepted the Stars of Energy Efficiency Award in Washington for development of the Embraco VCC compressor, which reduces energy consumption by up to 40 percent. He was awarded by Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce and Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corp.

“If the United States decides to be the global leader in the pursuit of environmental sustainability, dedicating resources and driving both the scientific and academic community, I am sure the world will win the battle for environmental sustainability,” said Heinzelmann during his speech.

Delivered by the Alliance to Save Energy, the award certified the Embraco VCC compressor’s excellence, which is capable of reducing the energy consumption of refrigerators and freezers.

For more information, visit www.embraco.com.

Publication date: 11/10/2008