THE SPONSORS OF MASS SAVE® EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR FOR 3rd YEAR IN A ROW
Award recognizes Sponsors' commitment to fighting climate change through energy efficiency initiatives
BOSTON (March 28, 2023) – The Sponsors of Mass Save® today announce they have received the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partners of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the third year in a row.
The Sustained Energy 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, net-zero future. Winners are a part of a distinguished group of national advocates who drive value for our environment, economy, and communities.
"The Sponsors of Mass Save continue to demonstrate their dedication to a clean energy future," said Tilak Subrahmanian, Eversource Vice President of Energy Efficiency and Electric Mobility. "This award is a testament to the Sponsors' commitment to making Massachusetts a leader in energy efficiency, as well as the hard work of Mass Save vendors and contractors who provide upgrades and work daily to reach our shared climate goals."
The ENERGY STAR program annually honors a select group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. ENERGY STAR award winners are essential in solving the climate crises and are recognized by ENERGY STAR for being leaders in their industries in the production, sale and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, building, services, and strategies.
"As we accelerate historic efforts to address climate change, public-private partnerships will be essential to realizing the scale of our ambition," said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. "I applaud this year's ENERGY STAR award winners for working with EPA to deliver a clean energy future that saves American consumers and businesses money and creates jobs."
Highlights of Massachusetts 2023 ENERGY STAR Savings include:
- Executed 12 online limited-time sales promotions responsible for selling ENERGY STAR certified products through the Mass Save online storefront, a 24/7 online marketplace
- Promoted online sales of ENERGY STAR certified products on social media channels throughout the year to continually drive sales to the storefront, including:
- 1,218 ENERGY STAR certified room air cleaners
- 25,866 ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats
- 433 ENERGY STAR certified dehumidifiers
- 23 ENERGY STAR certified room air conditioners
- Sold 14,381 ENERGY STAR certified appliances and electronics through partnerships with retailers using mail-in rebates and incentive programs, inluding:
- 2,545 ENERGY STAR certified dryers
- 5,051 ENERGY STAR certified dehumidifiers
- 2,492 ENERGY STAR certified pool pumps
- 4,268 ENERGY STAR certified room air conditioners
"The 2023 ENERGY STAR award-winning partners demonstrate the importance of working together to build a more sustainable future," said Christopher Porter, Director of Customer Energy Management at National Grid. "Supporting a clean energy economy, as we have through the use of ENERGY STAR products, is not only a positive step towards a cleaner environment but further supports our customers and fellow businesses."
Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2023 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit https://www.energystar.gov/about/how_energy_star_works/our_partners/awards/about_energy_star_awards
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.