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2022 ENERGY STAR Awards

210 Organizations Win 2022 ENERGY STAR Awards

The EPA and DOE recognized 210 2022 ENERGY STAR winners for leading the way in support of America’s clean energy transition.
GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices Featured

GridPoint’s Growth Demonstrates Demand for Sustainable Practices

New metrics analyzing total customer impacts in 2021 translate to $100M+ in energy cost savings and 1.4B lbs. of carbon emissions avoided.
IAQ Commercial Real Estate

Prioritizing IAQ In Commercial Real Estate Gains Momentum

From the EPA to high-profile properties such as One Vanderbilt, the industry is now focusing on the health and economic benefits of addressing indoor air quality (IAQ). Here are the next steps to consider.
indoor air quality public health

EPA Launches Clean Air In Buildings Challenge To Improve IAQ

Following through on the National Covid-19 Preparedness Plan, the new guidance is intended to help building owners and operators improve indoor air quality and protect public health.
ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Names 2021’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

The 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned ENERGY STAR certification in 2021 prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
recycling

Recycling Takes New Direction

A nationwide revamp of the recycling infrastructure led by the U.S. EPA moves downstream to facilities.

EPA Highlights WasteWise Awards Winners For 2021 and 2020

National WasteWise Award winners for 2021 and 2020 prevented and diverted close to 408,000 tons of waste from landfill or incinerator, avoiding over $22.5 million in landfill costs.
RRP Rule

Lead-Based Paint Rule Responsibility Of Property Managers, Affirms EPA

Property management companies that perform, offer, or claim to perform regulated renovations in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities are required to obtain certification from the EPA and ensure renovations are performed by certified firms and employees.
cooling

EPA To Assist Schools With Cleaner Air, Cooling Center Services

Schools in four communities in the western U.S. will receive technical assistance through a new demonstration program, Schools as Community Cleaner Air and Cooling Centers.
WaterSense

WaterSense Award Partners Saved 968 Billion Gallons Of Water In 2020

The EPA’s WaterSense program award winners and partners helped consumers and businesses save 968 billion gallons of water in 2020.
EPA Safer Choice

EPA Announces 2021 Safer Choice Partners Of The Year

The Safer Choice program helps purchasers for facilities, such as schools and office buildings, find products that perform and are safer for human health and the environment.
natural disasters

Take Action Against Natural Disasters During National Preparedness Month

The EPA is encouraging individuals, businesses, and communities to follow health and safety tips to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters.
List N

Benefect, Fiberlock List N Disinfectants Effective Against Delta Variant

U.S. EPA expects both of ICP's List N disinfectants to kill all strains of COVID-19, including the Delta Variant.
data centers ENERGY STAR

ENERGY STAR Expands Energy Efficiency Efforts For Data Centers

Data centers are one of the most energy-intensive building types, consuming 10 to 50 times more energy per square foot than a typical office building.
Hurricane Preparedness

Are You Ready? National Hurricane Preparedness Week

With the Pacific hurricane season starting May 15 and the Atlantic season on June 1, this week the EPA is helping the public prepare and plan for hurricanes.
Energy Benchmarking

A Look At Energy Benchmarking Options

For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.
Michael Regan

EPA Honors 206 2021 ENERGY STAR Award Winners

This year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Samsung Electronics with a rare ENERGY STAR Corporate Commitment Award.

EPA Announces 2020 ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

These 95 ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs.
non-toxic disinfectant

Non-Toxic Disinfectant Added To EPA List N

Non-toxic disinfectant, Wonder Spray, has been added to EPA List N for its effectiveness in killing the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
Puradigm Technology

Texas Picks Eagle Puradigm Technology To Protect Capitol Complex

State of Texas selected Eagle Disinfection Group's Puradigm Technology to protect Texas Capitol Building, Capitol Annex Buildings, and Senate and House Chambers against COVID-19.

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