2009 ENERGY STAR Small Business and Congregations Award
EPA announced eleven 2009 ENERGY STAR Small Business and Congregations Award Winners. This year's winners are recognized for their efforts to fight global warming through the use of effective energy management practices and innovative efficiency solutions in their buildings. Together, these award-winning organizations reduced annual greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those from the average electricity use of more than 1,000 homes. The winners also reaped significant financial benefits, even in the face of expanded business operations. Financial savings for this year's winners totaled nearly $900,000 annually.