For Immediate Release
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) has recognized Pepco as a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year winner for
outstanding contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by delivering
energy efficiency programs, information and services to its customers. The accomplishments of the company were
recognized on April 20 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Pepco was honored for its entire suite of Demand
Side Management Residential and Commercial and Industrial energy efficiency programs
for our Maryland customers. These programs also support the EmPOWER Maryland
initiative. The winners have been chosen from a vast network of 16,000 ENERGY
Pepco's residential programs include a
lighting program that offers instant in-store discounts on select ENERGY STAR
certified CFL bulbs, LED bulbs and lighting fixtures at participating retailers.
Also, rebates are offered through programs for purchasing ENERGY STAR certified
appliances, upgrading to a high-efficiency cooling or heating system (air
conditioner or heat pump) with installation by a participating contractor,
scheduling a no-cost quick home energy assessment that also provides simple
energy-saving products, or a comprehensive home energy assessment, building
ENERGY STAR certified new homes and recycling an old refrigerator or freezer.
"As we celebrate Earth Day, Pepco is proud to
be honored for a second consecutive year for its environmental stewardship and helping
our customers save money and energy, lower energy costs and learn more about
energy efficiency," said Donna Cooper, president Pepco Region. "The ENERGY STAR
Partner of the Year Award reflects our continued commitment to improving the
quality of life in the communities in which we live and serve."
Pepco is also being recognized as a leader in
energy efficiency program delivery through comprehensive outreach, education,
and marketing programs as the company works to promote the use of energy-efficient
ENERGY STAR certified products and services. "Pepco is helping transform the
market for energy efficiency by leading in implementing ENERGY STAR programs,"
said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
For more details on Pepco's residential,
commercial and industrial programs, visit www.Pepco.com/saveenergy or