EPA Awards ENERGY STAR Certification for First Time to Glass Container Plants

Monday, May 16, 2011

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing the first container glass plants to earn ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance. Owned by Saint-Gobain and located in Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Massachusetts, the first three container glass plants to earn the ENERGY STAR use at least 12 percent less energy when compared to similar plants across the country and perform in the top quartile of energy performance nationwide.

The first ENERGY STAR certified container glass plants, each part of Saint-Gobain, are:

Verallia North America - Port Allegany, Pa.

Verallia North America - Dunkirk, Ind.

Verallia North America - Milford, Mass.

EPA Press Release

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