Pilkington partners with Energy Star
March 8, 2011 – Pilkington North America is continuing its fundamental
commitment to protecting the environment by becoming an Energy Star
partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
March 8, 2011 – Pilkington North America is continuing its fundamental commitment to protecting the environment by becoming an Energy Star partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over the past ten years, Pilkington energy efficient products have shown a commitment to the environment by carrying the Energy Star label. With this most recent green building partnership, Pilkington North America will ensure its float glass manufacturing facilities that produce energy efficient products are also operated with concern for the environment. The company believes that a strategic, corporate energy management program will help enhance its financial health and aid in preserving the environment for future generations.
In partnership with Energy Star, Pilkington North America will
measure and track the energy performance of its facilities where possible by using tools such as those offered through Energy Star
- develop and implement a plan consistent with the Energy Star energy management guidelines to achieve energy saving, and
- help spread the word about the importance of energy efficiency.
Energy Star was introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as a voluntary, market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency. Today, the Energy Star label can be found on more than 60 different kinds of products, new homes, and commercial and industrial buildings.