The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Hoshizaki America, Inc. with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for “continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements,” according to a statement.
Hoshizaki’s accomplishments will be recognized April 13 in Washington, D.C. An ENERGY STAR partner since 2012, the company will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency.
“Hoshizaki truly values our partnership with ENERGY STAR,” said Carter Davis, EVP. It’s exciting to see the impact we’ve made in our energy efficient ice machines and refrigeration products and the increased customer demand for these high-performing models.”
Since its inception in 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped prevent a total of more than 2.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners provided more than $11 billion in societal benefits due to reducing damages from climate change.
“By continued collaboration with ENERGY STAR, Hoshizaki is helping Americans save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. “I’m proud to recognize Hoshizaki America, Inc. with the highest form of ENERGY STAR recognition, as the winner of the 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Hoshizaki demonstrates a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations.”
The 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a variety of organizations to recognize their contributions to reducing harmful carbon pollution through superior energy efficiency efforts. 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 2016 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.