ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes use 15-30% less energy than typical new homes while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
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Mattawan Consolidated School District earned ENERGY STAR Leaders recognition for improving its energy efficiency by more than 20 percent. The district educates approximately 3,600 students across four schools and is committed to providing a collaborative and innovative learning community where every individual is valued, challenged, and connected. In July 2004, Mattawan Consolidated School District retained Energy Education, Inc., and began implementing the company's people-driven transformational energy management process. The successful partnership has led to increased energy efficiency and has instilled a sustainable energy ethic throughout Mattawan Consolidated District. All four schools earned the ENERGY STAR for superior energy performance in 2007 and 2008, with an additional district office building also earning the ENERGY STAR in 2008.
Since beginning its program in 2004, Mattawan Consolidated School District has realized more than $500,000 in energy savings. In 2008 alone, the district avoided more than 500 metric tons of CO2 emissions, equivalent to planting more than 100 acres of trees or the emissions from more than 125 cars. Under the guidance of the district's energy educator/manager, staff, faculty, and students at Mattawan Consolidated School District have implemented hundreds of improvements in energy consumption habits. Energy Education engineers and specialists also provide ongoing on-site training and oversight. Mattawan Consolidated School District joined the ENERGY STAR program as a partner in 2008.