STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized EnergyCAP, Inc. with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for their continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. EnergyCAP, Inc.'s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015.
EnergyCAP, Inc., an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year since 2011, will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency for:
- Using ENERGY STAR'S Portfolio Manager to track energy consumption for more than 16,000 client buildings.
- Helping clients track more than $25 billion in utility expenditures through EnergyCAP software, enabling them to save millions of dollars through sophisticated auditing, benchmarking, and reporting capabilities.
- Providing unique performance evaluation services to its clients, through which clients can review a variety of performance metrics, including EPA's 1–100 ENERGY STAR score.
"ENERGY STAR benchmarking has become a key feature of our award-winning EnergyCAP Utility Bill Management software," said Steve Heinz, Founder and CEO of EnergyCAP, Inc. "Thousands of our clients value ENERGY STAR's universally recognized brand and impartial assessment of energy efficiency, which lead to greater investments in conservation and resulting environmental and economic benefits."
Since its inception in 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped prevent a total of more than two billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2013 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners provided more than $11 billion in societal benefits due to reducing damages from climate change.
"Through their sustained participation with ENERGY STAR, EnergyCAP, Inc. is helping Americans save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions that fuel climate change," said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. "I applaud EnergyCAP, Inc. for earning EPA's highest ENERGY STAR award, the 2015 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award, demonstrating a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations."
The 2015 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a variety of organizations to recognize their contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through superior energy efficiency achievements. These winners have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals, and employing innovative energy efficiency approaches. 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 2015 winners and information, and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
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About EnergyCAP, Inc.
EnergyCAP utility bill and energy management software empowers users to do more with energy information. Each software feature is specially designed to transform utility bill and meter data challenges into opportunities for savings, efficiencies, and improvements. For more than 30 years, the award-winning EnergyCAP software has helped 10,000 energy managers to track more than $25 billion in energy spending. Discover why EnergyCAP is America's #1 utility bill management software at www.EnergyCAP.com.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency achievements. 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 $300 billion on utility bills, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by two billion metric tons since 1992. Join the millions who are already making a difference at energystar.gov.
CONTACT: Chris Heinz EnergyCAP, Inc. 877.327.3702 x24 Chris.Heinz@EnergyCAP.com