EPA, DOE Award Lowe’s 2008 ENERGY STAR Honors for Excellence in Retail Commitment
Lowe’s earns award for protecting the environment through marketing energy-efficient products and solutions for the home
Lowe’s, a partner in the program since 2001, is being honored for its continued leadership in marketing its comprehensive line of products that have earned the ENERGY STAR, the mark of environmental protection through energy efficiency, as well as numerous energy-saving projects for the home. Lowe’s has demonstrated its commitment to raising ENERGY STAR awareness in a variety of ways — from promoting compact fluorescent light bulbs to helping pave the way for new energy-efficient technologies. The company has also shared its marketing savvy with ENERGY STAR.
“To be honored with an ENERGY STAR award for a sixth consecutive year validates the importance of our ongoing efforts to educate our customers about products that not only save money, but help conserve valuable natural resources,” said
In 2007, Lowe’s developed an advertising campaign dedicated to promoting its partnership with ENERGY STAR. Advertising Age recognized one of the ads as “One of the Top 10 Most Liked, Most Recalled Ads.”
The 2008 Award for Excellence in Retail Commitment is given to the retailer that successfully promotes and delivers ENERGY STAR qualified products and projects, saving consumers money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The award winners are selected from more then 9,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.
“Lowe’s ongoing work with ENERGY STAR and its energy efficiency efforts serve as a great example to businesses across the U.S.,” said
By choosing ENERGY STAR qualified products and solutions, the typical household can save up to 30 percent on their energy bills, or about
With fiscal year 2007 sales of
About ENERGY STAR
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 increased energy efficiency. Today, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, ENERGY STAR offers businesses and consumers energy-efficient solutions to save energy, money and help protect the environment for future generations. More than 9,000 organizations are ENERGY STAR partners committed to improving the energy efficiency of products, homes, buildings and businesses. For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937).
SOURCE Lowe’s Companies, Inc