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The E Group, a Division of FirstEnergy Solutions Corp.

Akron, Ohio

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

The E Group, a division of FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., is an energy consulting company that provides energy management services to governmental and multisite commercial and industrial clients across the United States. The E Group is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence recognition for helping clients to benchmark their buildings as a fundamental step in comprehensive energy management. Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Integrating ENERGY STAR benchmarking into the eTrends reporting tool in order to provide more than 11,600 client buildings with regularly updated ENERGY STAR energy performance scores.
  • Earning ENERGY STAR certification for 84 client buildings and helping to improve the ENERGY STAR score of 180 buildings by at least 10 points in 2012.
  • Giving clients a one-stop shop advantage by featuring the ENERGY STAR program as a main attribute of their demand side management, along with carbon footprint analysis, energy efficiency audits, rebate services, and renewable energy projects.
  • Raising awareness of ENERGY STAR by becoming a pledge driver for the ENERGY STAR Challenge, recruiting clients to participate in EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition, supporting clients' Earth Day events by distributing ENERGY STAR materials, and speaking about ENERGY STAR and the importance of benchmarking at industry conferences and events.