The energy education company Energy Education Inc. received the ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence. The Highest U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy Honor is awarded to the company that has demonstrated continued leadership in energy efficiency and protecting the environment. Energy Education Inc. will be recognized for this honor at the Energy Star Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 12th. According to Bob Sauchelli of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and ENERGY STAR, Energy Education Inc. is a role model to all companies nation wide. “Energy Education has received our highest honor, the ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence, because of their continued commitment to energy efficiency and preserving our environment,” he said. “Their energy efficiency program and the efforts of their clients nationwide demonstrate daily how they can protect the environment while saving energy and money.”
Dr. William S. Spears who has always been concerned with taking care of the environment and making sure that energy is used as efficiently as possible founded Energy Education Inc. twenty-five years ago. Since then his company has had more than 1,100 clients, including large churches, health, and educational organizations. According to Dr. William S. Spears the success and accomplishments that Energy Education Inc. is receiving the award for also reflect back positively on their clients and partner’s efforts. “Receiving the highest level of recognition from the United States Environmental Protection Agency is a validation of the efforts not only of every Energy Education team member, but that of hundreds of thousands of our client staff members who have done their part to save precious financial and environmental resources through behavioral energy conservation.”
Successful Conservation Program Honored by United States Environmental Protection Agency
DALLAS, TX , March 1, 2010 – For the second year in a row, Energy Education has received the prestigious ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for Service and Product Provider by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Energy Education is the nation’s leader and pioneer of people-based energy conservation and efficiency.
The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award recognizes organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.
“To receive this award in two consecutive years is a testimony to the commitment by our clients and our organization to energy conservation,” said CEO and Founder Dr. William S. Spears. “Partnering with ENERGY STAR provides us an opportunity to help our clients nationwide receive recognition for their successes in people-based energy conservation.”
Energy Education clients continued to make a positive impact on their finances and their local environment by reducing energy consumption. Throughout 2009, Energy Education received significant ENERGY STAR recognition:
• Over 860 client buildings in the United States received the ENERGY STAR Building Label in 2009
• Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, Virginia, received the 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Buildings and Plants
• 53% of the total K-12 ENERGY STAR Top Performers are Energy Education clients
• Two clients received the 2009 ENERGY STAR Congregation Award
• As of January 2010, 44 of the 70 K-12 school district ENERGY STAR Leader recognitions in 2009 were for Energy Education clients
“Energy Education is leading the way in creating and implementing solutions to climate change through greater energy efficiency,” said Gina McCarthy, EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation. “Energy Education has helped their clients understand how they can help protect our environment while saving energy and money.”
Energy Education’s innovative Transformational Energy Management ™ process trains client personnel to implement behavioral and organizational change that substantially reduces energy consumption without increasing utility budgets or requiring the purchase of new equipment. The program is funded solely and rapidly by the savings it generates, allowing clients to redirect saved energy dollars to other priorities. In 24 years, Energy Education has worked with more than 1,000 educational and ministerial organizations, helping clients save over $2 billion in utility costs.