PHILADELPHIA, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Group, a leading global provider of home energy efficiency analysis and improvements, has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Greater Philadelphia Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award, presented by Ernst & Young, recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Since launching US operations in 2010, Mark Group has helped thousands of home and business owners in the Greater Philadelphia region reduce their energy spend and improve the comfort of their properties. In addition to working directly with homeowners, Mark Group has secured multi-million dollar contracts with Philadelphia Gas Works, Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation, and PECO, to deliver energy-saving solutions to low-income customers in the Delaware Valley.
Mark Group has been a proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia's new Repair and Retrofits Program, helping homeowners maintain and improve their existing homes. In 2011, Mark Group received the Company Conscience Award from the Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia, recognized as an outstanding, community-focused business, committed to working with underserved neighborhoods, improving employment prospects, and strengthening the economic vitality of Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer and The New York Times have recognized the company's quality, innovation and value. Mark Group also earned the 2012 Angie's List Super Service Award for commitment to customer service.
"The energy efficiency industry in the United States is at an exciting stage. Mark Group has enjoyed remarkable success around the globe, and we look forward to growing our energy efficiency business in the United States." - Jeff Bartos, President & CEO, Mark Group, Inc.
Winners of Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be announced on June 20 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
About Mark Group
Mark Group is a world leader in energy saving solutions. Founded in 1974, Mark Group now installs energy saving and energy generating improvements in approximately 7,000 homes, schools and businesses every week. Mark Group operates from 30 offices worldwide and employs approximately 2,500 associates in the UK, Australia, the United States and New Zealand. Mark Group directly employs and trains its workforce from its North American headquarters at The Navy Yard Clean Energy Campus in Philadelphia.
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