For the past 20 years, simply by saving energy with EPA's ENERGY STAR® program, people across America have come together to reduce the greenhouse gases that cause climate change. How are you defending the climate?
Little more than 20 years ago, who dared imagine that the ENERGY STAR mark could make a big difference in the fight against climate change? Our partners did. Check out our 20th Anniversary video from the Partner of the Year Awards ceremony and dare to imagine what we can do together in the next 20 years.
In 2012, EPA began its 20th Anniversary celebration of the ENERGY STAR program. In our 20 years of service, ENERGY STAR has helped millions of Americans and thousands of businesses save energy, save money, and protect the climate.Watch ENERGY STAR 20th Anniversary Video
Twenty years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created a unique partnership to overcome market barriers to energy efficiency and create a healthier climate for all Americans. Today, we celebrate two decades of partnership, promise, and progress with the ENERGY STAR program.
Together with the Department of Energy, we have seen the ENERGY STAR program grow to include nearly 20,000 organizations from every sector of the economy. More than 80 percent of Americans now recognize the ENERGY STAR label. American families and businesses have saved nearly $230 billion on utility bills and prevented more than 1.7 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, with help from ENERGY STAR.
As we celebrate our past, we also look to the future. We remain committed to helping America embrace energy efficiency as one of the fastest and easiest ways to save money, prevent pollution, and create jobs. We look forward to continued partnership and enduring progress toward a healthy environment and a prosperous economy for our families and our future.
The Environmental Protection Agency awarded the first ENERGY STAR® to a building in 1999, an innovation that has helped bring thousands of organizations in the commercial building marketplace to the forefront of energy efficiency and climate stewardship.
Celebrate a Decade of ENERGY STAR buildings with this historical retrospective of how it all began, where we are today, and a glimpse of the exciting future that lies ahead.
Whether you're trying to make your home more comfortable, improve your company's bottom line, or make your school a greener place, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the tools and resources you need. Take a look inside and learn how you can save energy, save money, and help fight climate change. You can even use the last page to help track your accomplishments.
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