by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council
There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.
Brockport, PA facility outperforms similar U.S. plants on measure of energy efficiency
PERRYSBURG, Ohio, June 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – O-I Glass, Inc. has announced its Brockway facility in Brockport, PA has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.
EPA Honors LG for Advanced Adaptive Compressor Technology
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 ― The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has honored French Door refrigerators from LG Electronics with the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Technology Award.
The award-winning three- and four-door models (LFXS26596 and LRMVS3006 respectively) feature advanced adaptive compressors “recognized as promising technology that has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” according to the EPA. Contributing to their eco-friendly design, the refrigerators use HFC-free R600a refrigerant.
Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Reduce Consumers’ Energy Costs as Well as Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
LONDON, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Pentair (NYSE: PNR), a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, is proud to announce it received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Pentair was the first pool equipment manufacturer to have an ENERGY STAR certified pool pump and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year every year since 2013.
Key Milestone for American Workers, Consumers and the Planet
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics has produced its 1 millionth ENERGY STAR certified washing machine at the LG home appliance manufacturing plant in Clarksville, Tenn.
by Paulette Frank, Worldwide Vice President, Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson
On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, I am proud to share that J&J is recognized in the U.S. by ENERGY STAR as a “Partner Leader on Climate”. We have had a long-standing commitment to the health of our environment because we understand that environmental health and human health are inextricably linked. we work to reduce our carbon footprint because we recognize that energy reduction and clean energy projects are good for the environment and for human health.
Merck received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Merck has been named a Partner of the Year for 15 years in a row, and in Sustained Excellence for 13 years.
Companies receiving the award were selected for demonstrating how energy efficiency drives economic competitiveness in tandem with environmental protection.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CBRE with a 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This marks the 13th consecutive year CBRE has earned ENERGY STAR's Partner of the Year Award.
DETROIT, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is proud to announce that it has received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.
Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Prevent the Release of 17.1 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide Since 2007
LONDON, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) is proud to announce it received the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This honor marks the seventh year that Pentair has garnered recognition for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.