greeNEWit Honored by EPA as 2016 Energy Star Contractor of the Year
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized greeNEWit with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Contractor of the Year Award for its outstanding efforts to increase the adoption of energy-efficient products in homes. greeNEWit’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016.
greeNEWit, an Energy Star partner since 2009, will be honored for: helping improve home comfort, energy efficiency and safety while lowering residential energy bills. greeNEWit is also being recognized for its critical role in innovation, creating jobs, and growing the economy.
“greeNEWit truly values our partnership with Energy Star,” said Managing Partner Josh Notes.”It is our belief that everyone deserves an energy efficient home, and it’s exciting to see the impact we’ve made in helping communities become more resilient, sustainable, and economically prosperous. We remain committed to continuing our work to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the environment.”
Since its inception in 1992, Energy Star and its partners have helped prevent a total of more than 2.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014 alone, ENERGY STAR® and its partners provided more than $11 billion in societal benefits due to reducing damages from climate change.
“We’re proud to recognize greeNEWit for their work in assisting American homeowners make performance improvements to their homes,” said Home Performance with Energy Star Program Manager Ely Jacobsohn. “Performance contractors like greeNEWit demonstrate that homeowners value the confidence inspired through partnership with ENERGY STAR®, and are leaders in raising the bar of the home improvement industry.”
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.
For a complete list of 2016 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/
Sarah Frye is the director of marketing and public relations for greeNEWit.
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