NEWARK, N.J. — 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. Panasonic’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, District of Columbia, on April 13, 2016.

An Energy Star Partner of the Year in 2010 and 2011, and Sustained Excellence Award recipient every year since 2012, Panasonic Eco Solutions North America will again be honored in 2016 for its long-term commitment to sustainability.

Panasonic said it demonstrates its commitment to efficiency through offering high-performance, low-cost solutions such as the WhisperFit EZ, a fast and easy to install Energy Star-rated retrofit ventilation fan that is ideal for remodeling applications. Panasonic also collaborates with Energy Star and other organizations to educate consumers about the importance of energy efficiency and IAQ.

“It’s hard to overstate the value Panasonic places on our partnership with Energy Star,” said Patricia Monks, product manager, Panasonic Eco Solutions North America. “We are so incredibly proud to be recognized by the EPA for the seventh consecutive year. This award is emblematic of our shared vision to create a healthier, more energy efficient environment through our commitment to sustainable products and innovation. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive line of high-performance, low-cost ventilation solutions that respect the environment and reduce costs for our customers.”

“By continued collaboration with Energy Star, Panasonic is helping Americans save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. “I’m proud to recognize Panasonic Eco Solutions with the highest form of Energy Star recognition, as the winner of the 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Panasonic Eco Solutions demonstrates a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations.”

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Publication date: 4/5/2016

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