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Four Businesses in Southeast Recognized for Contributions to Cleaner Environment
Release Date: 03/08/2004
Contact Information: Laura Niles, (404) 562-8353, firstname.lastname@example.org
|The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that four businesses in the Southeast were presented the 2004 ENERGY STAR award. Food Lion, LLC, based in Salisbury, North Carolina, and Servidyne Systems, LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, received the ENERGY STAR award for Excellence in Energy Management. Lowe's Companies, Inc., based in Mooresville, North Carolina, and The Home Depot, based in Atlanta, Georgia, received the ENERGY STAR award for Excellence in Efficient Products. Nationally, fifty-seven businesses and organizations received the 2004 ENERGY STAR award. Award recipients were recognized for outstanding contributions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency.
ENERGY STAR was introduced by EPA in 1992 as a voluntary, market-based partnership to reduce air pollution through increased energy efficiency. Today, with assistance from the Department of Energy, the program offers businesses and consumers energy efficient solutions to save energy, money and help protect the environment for future generations. More than 8,000 organizations have become ENERGY STAR partners and are committed to improving the energy efficiency of products, homes and businesses.
For more information, see http://www.energystar.gov or call toll free 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937).