As a result of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency achievements, MaxLite has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner. MaxLite’s accomplishments will be recognised by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy in Washington, DC on 26th April 2017.
MaxLite is receiving the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for the fourth year in a row, and fifth time overall, for its leadership in manufacturing lighting products that earn the ENERGY STAR, the government-backed symbol of energy efficiency.
“We are honoured to receive the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award, and to be recognised by the EPA for the fourth straight year,” said Yon Sung, President and CEO, MaxLite (pictured left). “MaxLite remains committed to increasing the number of innovative, ENERGY STAR certified lighting solutions available to the market, as well as educating consumers on the environmental and cost-saving benefits that may be achieved through choosing more energy-efficient lighting.”
MaxLite offers a portfolio of nearly 500 ENERGY STAR certified lamps and luminaires for the commercial building, residential and OEM markets. As a manufacturer-supplier of ENERGY STAR certified products, MaxLite is also an Innovation Partner in the US Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Homes (ZERH) programme, an initiative to bring more zero energy homes to market.
In 2015 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners saved American businesses and consumers 503 billion kilowatt hours and $34bn on their energy bills, while achieving broad emission reductions.
The 2017 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are bestowed upon a diverse set of organisations that have demonstrated continued leadership in energy efficiency. Winners hail from small, family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 organisations – representing energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.