Andersen Honored by EPA
Andersen Corporation Earns 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award
BAYPORT, Minn., April 6, 2017 – Andersen Corporation, including Renewal by Andersen, has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner, the highest honor given for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Andersen’s accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017.
An ENERGY STAR® partner since the Windows program began in 1998, Andersen is known for its long history of leadership in producing energy-efficient products. Andersen was the first window manufacturer awarded the ENERGY STAR National Window Partner of the Year in 1999.
Andersen’s leadership in energy efficiency is exemplified through products that have helped set industry standards for minimizing environmental impacts while maximizing energy efficiency, performance, and durability for customers. Andersen’s dedication to promoting the ENERGY STAR program is centered on advancing energy-efficient products within its four major brands, and educating all stakeholders about the benefits of ENERGY STAR certified products and programs.
“Andersen is honored to receive the 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award,” said Sal Abbate, Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Andersen Corporation. “We are committed to educating consumers about the critical importance of selecting energy-efficient windows that last. The ENERGY STAR® brand helps consumers make wise decisions about energy efficiency throughout their home.”
In 2015 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners saved American businesses and consumers 503 billion kilowatt hours and $34 billion dollars on their energy bills, while achieving broad emission reductions.
“The 2017 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award reflects how Andersen employees bring to life our company value of corporate citizenship, and lead by example, reducing environmental impacts by making our operations more energy efficient,” added Eliza Clark, Director of Sustainability and Environmental, Andersen Corporation. “Lowering energy consumption is a win for all of us and the right thing to do for the environment.”
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Andersen's commitment to energy efficient products and environmental stewardship is a tradition Renewal is proud to carry on through products that reduce energy consumption, have minimal environmental impact, and will last for years. All of which can help the planet AND your pocketbook.
Our approach to sustainable window replacement includes 5 solutions to the top energy and environmental challenges we face today. See our infographic (right) to learn more about how we're making a difference.
Remember: An Energy Efficient Window Is More Than the Sum of its Parts
Installing our ENERGY STAR® certified windows and doors can shrink energy bills—and carbon footprints—by an average of 12% nationwide compared to non-certified products.1 So, when you’re researching replacement windows and weighing your options, there is one important thing to keep in mind: Always compare whole window performance and not just the individual window components.
Take a look at our energy efficiency infographic (below) for more details on how Renewal by Andersen® replacement windows can make a difference in your home.
Other links you may find helpful:
- ENERGY STAR press release.
- Renewal by Andersen NFRC Performance values
- U.S. ENERGY STAR climate zone locator
- ENERGY STAR Tax Credit Information