EPA Gives 9 New England Businesses Energy Star Awards

Nine New England businesses and organizations have been given "Energy Star" awards for their long-term commitment to greater energy efficiency.

The awards are given annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

The winners include:

  • Beacon Capitol Partners LLC of Boston
  • Staples Inc., Framingham, Mass.
  • Efficiency Vermont and Vermont Gas Systems, both of Burlington, Vt.
  • HEI Hotels & Resorts, Norwalk, Conn.
  • Raytheon Co., Waltham, Mass.

Other winners are:

  • The Joint Management Committee and the Sponsors of the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships Inc., both of Lexington, Mass.
  • National Grid, Waltham, Mass.

Energy Star was started by EPA in 1992 as a market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency.

This program aired on March 18, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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