THE SPONSORS OF MASS SAVE® EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR FOR 2ND YEAR IN A ROW
Award recognizes Sponsors’ commitment to fighting climate change through energy efficiency initiatives
BOSTON (May 6 2022) – The Sponsors of Mass Save® today announce they have received the 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the second year in a row.
The Sustained Excellence Award is the highest honor presented by the ENERGY STAR program. It recognizes the Sponsors’ efforts to reduce customer energy bills by promoting ENERGY STAR certified products. The award also recognizes the Sponsors’ long-term commitment to leading Massachusetts to a cleaner, more energy-efficient future. Winners are part of a distinguished group of national advocates who drive value for our environment, economy, and communities.
“The Sponsors of Mass Save are dedicated to ensuring a clean energy future through energy efficiency upgrades for families and businesses across the Commonwealth,” said Maggie Downey, Administrator of Cape Light Compact. “This award is a testament to the dedicated Mass Save vendors and contractors who provide exceptional customer service and work daily to reach our shared climate goals. This recognition inspires the Sponsors of Mass Save to continue leading our state toward a clean and energy efficient future.”
Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. ENERGY STAR award winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, buildings, services, and strategies. These efforts are essential to fighting the climate crisis and protecting public health.
Highlights of Massachusetts 2022 ENERGY STAR Savings include:
- 91,845 ENERGY STAR certified appliances and electronics sold through partnerships with retailers
- 5,869,526 certified lighting products invoiced through cooperative promotions, instant price discounts, and direct online sales
“We know it’s going to take all of us working together to tackle the climate crisis, and the 2022 ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are demonstrating what it takes to build a more sustainable future,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “These companies are showing once again that taking action in support of a clean energy economy can be good not only for the environment, but also for business and customers.”
Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2022 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners
About Mass Save®
Mass Save® is a collaborative of Massachusetts’ natural gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers including Berkshire Gas, Cape Light Compact, Eversource, Liberty Utilities, National Grid, and Unitil. We empower residents, businesses, and communities to make energy efficient upgrades by offering a wide range of services, rebates, incentives, trainings, and information.
About Energy Star®
ENERGY STAR is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on the make well-informed decision. Thousands of industrial, commercial utility, state and local organizations - including more than 20 perfect of the Fortune 500® - rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $450 billion in energy costs and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions.
More information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/energy_star_numbers