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2013 Energy Star Awardees Include Cenergistic, ComEd, Cree, Ecova, EnergyCAP, GE Lighting, Philips Lighting

Linda Hardesty

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Energy (DOE) recognized 118 awardees for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment, including several familiar names in energy management: Cenergistic, ComEd, Cree, Ecova, EnergyCAP, GE Lighting and Philips Lighting.

Recipients of the 2013 Energy Star awards were chosen from nearly 20,000 Energy Star partners, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies, and home builders, for their long-term commitment to climate protection through greater energy efficiency. Energy Star partners complete a rigorous application process that demonstrates their commitment to the partnership and the environment.

The full list of this year’s winners is as follows (each links to a summary of the company’s achievements).

Energy Star Partners of the Year – Sustained Excellence. The 70 Sustained Excellence winners continue to exhibit exceptional leadership year after year in the Energy Star program while remaining dedicated to environmental protection through superior energy efficiency.

3M (St. Paul, MN)
AEP Texas (Corpus Christi, TX)
APS (Arizona Public Service) (Phoenix, AZ)
Andersen Corporation (Bayport, MN)
ArcelorMittal USA (Chicago, IL)
Austin Energy (Austin, TX)
BOMA International (Washington, DC)
Baltimore Gas Electric Company (Baltimore, MD)
Bentall Kennedy (Seattle, WA)
Bosch Home Appliances (Irvine, CA)
CBRE, Inc. (San Jose, CA)
CalPortland Company (Glendora, CA)
Cenergistic (formerly Energy Education) (Dallas, TX)
CenterPoint Energy (Houston, TX)
Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH)
Cleveland Range, LLC (A division of Manitowoc Foodservice) (New Port Richey, FL)
Colgate-Palmolive Company (New York, NY)
ComEd (Chicago, IL)
Ecova (Spokane, WA)
Energy Inspectors Corporation (Las Vegas, NV)
EnergyCAP, Inc. (State College, PA)
EnergyLogic (Berthoud, CO)
Evergreen Public Schools (Vancouver, WA)
Focus on Energy (Madison, WI)
Food Lion, Bottom Dollar Food, Harveys and Reid’s (Salisbury, NC)
Frymaster, LLC (A division of Manitowoc Foodservice) (New Port Richey, FL)
GE Lighting (E. Cleveland, OH)
Garland Group (A division of Manitowoc Foodservice) (New Port Richey, FL)
General Motors Company (Detroit, MI)
Gresham-Barlow School District (Gresham, OR)
HEI Hotels & Resorts (Norwalk, CT)
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville (Nashville, TN)
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver (Denver, CO)
Hanesbrands Inc. (Winston Salem, NC)
Hines (Houston, TX)
ITW Food Equipment Group, parent of Hobart (Troy, OH)
Ivey Residential, LLC (Evans, GA)
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (Plano, TX)
Jones Lang LaSalle (Chicago, IL)
KB Home (Los Angeles, CA)
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (Louisville, KY)
Kohls Department Stores, Inc. (Menomonee Falls, WI)
Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) (Uniondale, NY)
Loudoun County Public Schools (Ashburn, VA)
Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities (Louisville, KY)
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (Mooresville, NC)
Manitowoc Foodservice (New Port Richey, FL)
Merck (Whitehouse Station, NJ)
Meritage Homes Corporation (Scottsdale, AZ)
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Trenton, NJ)
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) (Albany, NY)
New York-Presbyterian Hospital (New York, NY)
Nissan North America, Inc. (Smyrna, TN)
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc. (NEEP) (Lexington, MA)
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) (Portland, OR)
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (San Francisco, CA)
Panasonic (Secaucus, NJ)
PepsiCo, Inc. (Purchase, NY)
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) (Tulsa, OK)
Raytheon Company (Waltham, MA)
Saint-Gobain (Valley Forge, PA)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Suwon, )
Sears Holdings Corporation (Hoffman Estates, IL) - Energy Management
Sears Holdings Corporation (Hoffman Estates, IL) - Retail
Servidyne (Atlanta, GA)
Southern California Edison (Rosemead, CA)
Southern Energy Management (Morrisville, NC)
Staples, Inc. (Framingham, MA)
TIAA-CREF (New York, NY)
TRANSWESTERN (Houston, TX)
The Boeing Company (Chicago, IL)
The Delfield Company (A division of Manitowoc Foodservice) (New Port Richey, FL)
The E Group, a Division of FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. (Akron, OH)
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Erlanger, KY)
USAA Real Estate Company (San Antonio, TX)

Energy Star Partners of the Year: Forty-one organizations are receiving a Partner of the Year award for strategically and comprehensively managing their energy use. These organizations promote Energy Star products and practices in their own operations, in addition to providing efficient products and services to consumers and within their community.

AEP Ohio (Columbus, OH)
AVR Homebuilders (Yonkers, NY)
Air King, Ltd. (Brampton, ON)
Allergan, Inc. (Irvine, CA)
Beacon Capital Partners, LLC (Boston, MA)
Brandywine Realty Trust (Radnor, PA)
Burton Energy Group (Alpharetta, GA)
Cassidy Turley (Washington , DC)
Columbia Gas of Ohio (Columbus, OH)
DIRECTV (El Segundo, CA)
Des Moines Public School District (Des Moines, IA)
Dominion East Ohio (Cleveland, OH)
Eastman Chemical Company (Kingsport, TN)
El Paso Electric (TX) (El Paso, TX)
Energy Services Group (New Castle, DE)
Entergy Texas (Beaumont, TX)
Fanning/Howey Associates, Inc. (Celina, OH)
Grayhawk Homes, Inc. (Columbus, GA)
Health Facilities Division of the Air Force Medical Support Agency (AFMSA) (San Antonio, TX)
Hoshizaki America, Inc. (Peachtree City, GA)
Kenton County School District (Ft. Wright, KY)
LG Electronics, Inc. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ)
Liberty Property Trust (Malvern, PA)
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (Houston, TX)
Nationwide Marketing Group (Winston Salem, NC)
New Hampshire CORE Utilities (Manchester, NH)
North Penn School District (Lansdale, PA)
PECO Energy Company (Philadelphia, PA)
Pella Corporation (Pella, IA)
Philips Lighting Company (Somerset, NJ)
ProVia (Sugarcreek, OH)
Scotsman Ice Systems (Vernon Hills, IL)
Scott County Schools (Georgetown, KY)
Sharp Electronics Corporation (Mahwah, NJ)
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) (Hughesville, MD)
Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP) (Aurora, OH)
The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund with UI and CL&P (Orange , CT)
The Home Depot (Atlanta, GA)
Verizon Wireless (Folsom, CA)
Vornado Realty Trust (New York, NY)
Wells Real Estate Funds (Norcross, GA)

Energy Star Award for Excellence: Seven winners are receiving awards in part for their superior efforts in the Home Performance with Energy Star program. The remaining organizations receive Excellence Awards and other special recognition for specific activities to promote energy-efficient products, homes or buildings.

Amerlux (Fairfield, NJ)
Cree, Inc. (Durham, NC)
FSL Home Improvements (Phoenix, AZ)
Metro Lighting (Brentwood, MO)
Milford Housing Development Corporation (Milford, DE)
National Grid (Waltham, MA)
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (Cayce, SC)

Several companies announced they had won awards earlier this month, prior the the EPA’s official announcement.

To date, nearly 20,000 office buildings, schools, and hospitals have earned the Energy Star. Since 1993, more than 4.5 billion Energy Star certified products have been sold.



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