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EPA honors Berthoud, Colo.-based EnergyLogic, Inc. as a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
Outstanding achievements advancing energy efficiency in homes
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring Berthoud, Colorado’s EnergyLogic, Inc. with a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its commitment to saving energy, saving money, and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.
EnergyLogic, Inc. is being recognized for sustained excellence as a Home Energy Rater. The company has been verifying homes for the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program for more than 15 years, helping home builders construct better, more efficient homes. EnergyLogic is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its strong support and promotion of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program.
EnergyLogic’s key 2016 accomplishments include:
- Verifying nearly 2,000 homes, with a cumulative total of 22,000 ENERGY STAR certified homes.
- Supporting key ENERGY STAR initiatives, including providing testing feedback for the RaterPRO application and promoting implementation of Version 3.1.
- Performing ENERGY STAR stakeholder training, including training two national production builders and several regional builders, about the program’s technical requirements.
- Emphasizing direct messages about energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, so that consumers clearly understand the value of ENERGY STAR certified homes.
Across the country, EPA and DOE are honoring 143 businesses and organizations in 34 states and the District of Columbia for their superior energy efficiency achievements. In 2015 alone, ENERGY STAR and all of its partners saved American families and businesses $34 billion on energy bills, while helping states achieve their air quality goals.
The awards will be presented in Washington, DC, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel on April 26. Anne Pramaggiore, ComEd President and CEO, will give the partner keynote presentation.
Read more about each award winner's achievements: www.energystar.gov/awardwinners
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence: The 97 Sustained Excellence winners have demonstrated continued leadership over several years in the ENERGY STAR program and in achieving environmental protection through superior energy efficiency.
Partner of the Year: Thirty-seven organizations have been awarded the Partner of the Year Award for comprehensively managing their energy use, promoting ENERGY STAR products and practices in their own operations, and providing energy-efficient products and services to their customers.
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Contractor of the Year: Two of the Partner of the Year Awardees are winning at least in part for their superior efforts in promoting the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program, which is administered by the U.S. Department of Energy with support from EPA.
Excellence: Nine winners are receiving recognition for demonstrating outstanding promotion of energy-efficient products, homes, or buildings.
ENERGY STAR has 16,000 partners working to protect the environment through greater energy efficiency, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies, and home builders. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have saved American families and businesses $430 billion on their energy bills and 4.6 trillion kilowatt-hours of energy, while achieving broad emissions reductions—including 2.8 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For 25 years, EPA’s ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a difference at energystar.gov.