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Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Lake Success, New York

ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence

Canon U.S.A., Inc. is a world class leader in professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for further expanding its energy-efficient product platform resulting in substantial energy savings. Key accomplishments include:

 

         Adding 57 new ENERGY STAR qualified models to its suite of products for a total of 296 models that have earned the ENERGY STAR. One hundred percent of Canon's suite of copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines, and over 99 percent of its multifunction devices have earned the ENERGY STAR.

         Expanding its imageRUNNER ADVANCE series, a document services platform that is developed using the company's Life Cycle Assessment product design systemwhich reduces CO2 emissions by more than 30 percent by redesigning each phase of development, including manufacturing, energy use, and logistics; its monochrome imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8000 Series and 6000 Series use 1W or less in sleep mode.

         Introducing new software that enables users to track and monitor devices, and perform a comprehensive environmental assessment of their activities, maximizing the energy and resource savings of their products.

         Expanding customer awareness about the ENERGY STAR program by including discussions about ENERGY STAR in sales training and dealer and customer presentations.

         Reducing facility electricity usage by 5 percent, saving 1.35 million kWh, in part through EPA's Low Carbon IT Campaign, as well as through additional energy-saving measures, including upgrading to more efficient light bulbs and timing parking lot lights. Having met its corporate energy efficiency goal early in 2010, Canon increased its energy efficiency target by an additional 5 percent for the year.