FREMONT, Calif., March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognizes Delta Products Corporation with a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Product Brand Owner Award. In 2016, only 149 winners were chosen from a vast network of 16,000 ENERGY STAR partners. Delta receives this honor in recognition of its Breez ventilation fans, which exemplifies the company's commitment to energy efficiency and dedication to creating sustainable and environmentally-friendly products without sacrificing performance. In honor of its outstanding contributions and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency, Delta will be recognized at the ENERGY STAR Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016.
"Delta's ENERGY STAR certified products are helping Americans save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change," said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. "Delta's efforts demonstrate a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations."
"The Delta Breez has become synonymous with innovation and sustainability," said Rita Carbone-Lawson, National Sales Manager for Breez Ventilation Products. "We're honored to be recognized for our efforts by our longtime partner, ENERGY STAR. It's exciting to see the impact our Delta Breez fans have made on emissions reductions and we pledge to continue delivering products that will protect the environment and minimize our carbon footprint."
Delta Products has been a proud ENERGY STAR partner since 2010, holding itself to the highest standards of environmental protection across all industries. The Delta Breez is the epitome of this commitment, with 36 of its 37 ventilating models carrying ENERGY STAR® certification. As evidence of Delta's dedication to industry excellence, some of its models even exceed ENERGY STAR efficiency requirements by more than 350 percent.
Delta's efforts to improve energy efficiency and promote sustainability go beyond product performance to encompass education. As part of this endeavor, the company has implemented training in ENERGY STAR practices for all employees, distributors and retailers, in addition to incorporating ENERGY STAR messaging within its website and product materials.
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.
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. In 2016, EPA recognizes 149 partners as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. Among all categories of ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, Product Brand Owner Award recognizes the companies for designing and manufacturing high-efficiency products, including appliances, windows, electronics, and lighting. For a complete list of 2016 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit https://www.energystar.gov/about/2016_energy_star_award_winners.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For more than 20 years, people across America have looked to EPA's ENERGY STAR program for guidance on how to save energy, save money, and protect the environment. Behind each blue label is a product, building, or home that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. Today, ENERGY STAR is the most widely recognized symbol for energy efficiency in the world, helping families and businesses save $362 billion on utility bills, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2.4 billion metric tons since 1992. Join the millions who are already making a difference at energystar.gov.
About Delta Breez
Delta Breez is a line of residential ventilation fans with advanced engineering. Using Delta's own brushless DC motor technology, Delta Breez fans are durable, energy efficient, and incredibly quiet. Quality and sustainability are core values of Delta, which is why Breez fans have earned the ENERGY STAR mark. In fact, most Breez models have been distinguished as ENERGY STAR's Most Efficient 2015. With noise levels as low as <0.3 sones and energy savings up to 74 percent better than traditional fans, Delta Breez is built with a commitment to excellence.
To learn more about Delta Breez ventilation fans, please visit www.deltabreez.com.
About Delta Americas:
Delta Americas was established 33 years ago and has grown to over one thousand employees in recent years. Delta has offices, R&D centers, manufacturing, distribution and repair centers in multiple locations in the U.S., Mexico, and South America. In the U.S, operations are located in Fremont, Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Raleigh, Boston and Detroit to better serve its diverse customer base. Outside the U.S. Delta continues to expand its Americas operations in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Canada.
Delta Americas serves the IT, communications, industrial automation, renewable energy, lighting, power tool, automotive electric vehicle, and other major industries. Products include power electronics, DC brushless fans, visual displays, industrial automation, networking products, electronic components, consumer products, energy efficient and renewable energy products to name a few. The company is always striving to define new ways to improve the energy efficiency of its products through advanced research and product development.
For more information, please visit: www.delta-americas.com
Delta, founded in 1971, is a global leader in power and thermal management solutions and a major player in several product segments such as industrial automation, displays, and networking. Its mission statement, "To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow," focuses on addressing key environmental issues such as global climate change. As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in power electronics and innovative research and development, Delta's business domains include Power Electronics, Energy Management, and Smart Green Life. Delta has 114 sales offices, 56 R&D centers and 30 manufacturing facilities worldwide now.
Throughout its history, Delta has received many global awards and recognition for its business achievements, innovative technologies and dedication to corporate social responsibilities. Since 2011, Delta has been selected as a member of Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World) for 5 consecutive years. In 2014, Delta was ranked by CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) on the highest A-level of the Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI), and is the only one from nearly 2,000 listed companies in Greater China that makes to CPLI list.
Vantage PR for Delta Americas
Sean Welch, +1-407-767-0452 ext. 228
ENERGY STAR Brand Manager
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