e-Edition: January 2018


Selected Energy Star Partners of the year in 2017 were:

(Los Angeles, Calif.) KB Homes achieved a major milestone, surpassing a total of 100,000 Energy Star certified homes built to date.

(Louisville, Ky.) Olin Brass, a leading manufacturer of copper and copper-alloy sheet, strip, foil, tube, and fabricated components achieved more than a six-percent reduction in energy intensity over the past year for savings of one million dollars.

(New York, N.Y.) Vornado Realty Trust, one of the largest owners and managers of commercial real estate in the nation, continued to demonstrate a sophisticated and strategic approach to energy management. This approach resulted in 36 properties earning the Energy Star certification. Vornado achieved a weather-normalized site energy use reduction of 4.8 percent across its portfolio, saving $882,000 in 2016, for a total of $8.6 million in savings since 2012.

(New Port Richey, Fla.) Welbilt, with its family of brands, continues to help food service businesses save energy and money. The Frymaster brand, which offers chefs, restaurants and other commercial kitchens highly-efficient electric fryers, introduced more than 300 new Energy Star models in 2016, each offering customers an average of $125 (or 1,100 kilowatt-hour) savings per year.


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