LAS VEGAS, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Energy Inspectors Corporation with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Energy Inspectors' accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016, with COO John Gillett accepting the award.
Energy Inspectors Corporation, which has been an ENERGY STAR partner since 1999, will be honored for certifying tens of thousands of Energy Star homes throughout the Southwest including California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and Texas among other states. In addition, Energy Inspectors has been honored nationally for its work in improving the indoor air quality of homes, and making homes water efficient through the EPA's WaterSense program among others.
"At Energy Inspectors, we value our partnership with the EPA's ENERGY STAR program for the past 17 years allowing us to help make many thousands of high performance, energy efficient homes throughout the Southwest," said Galo LeBron, President & CEO of Energy Inspectors Corporation. "It's exciting to see the impact we've made through our comprehensive solutions for builders in quality assurance, modeling and compliance, engineering, commissioning and energy and water management in multiple above code programs and 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.
"By continued collaboration with ENERGY STAR, Energy Inspectors Corporation is helping Americans save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change," said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. "I'm proud to recognize Energy Inspectors with the highest form of ENERGY STAR recognition, as the winner of the 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Having been honored with this award for a commendable 10 consecutive years, Energy Inspectors Corporation has demonstrated a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations."
The 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a variety of organizations to recognize their contributions to reducing harmful carbon pollution through superior energy efficiency efforts. These awards recognize ongoing leadership across the ENERGY STAR program, including energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.
For a complete list of 2016 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About ENERGY INSPECTORS
ENERGY INSPECTORS CORPORATION provides quality assurance inspections, sustainability services, engineering, modeling and compliance, commissioning, and a host of sustainability and above code programs including ENERGY STAR®, and LEED (Commercial and Residential), for leading residential production builders, and commercial builders in the Southwest. The company is headquartered in its new LEED Gold facility in Las Vegas, NV, and has offices throughout the Southwest, from California through Texas.
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.
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SOURCE Energy Inspectors Corporation