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Soft-Lite Windows

Streetsboro, Ohio

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Soft-Lite Windows consistently makes the ENERGY STAR program one of its highest priorities by developing efficient new products and innovative methods for educating its employees. Founded in 1934, Soft-Lite’s vision is to be the premier manufacturer of the highest quality custom-made vinyl windows. Soft-Lite is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its impressive development of ENERGY STAR certified products, commitment to employee training, and wide-ranging promotional efforts. Key 2013 accomplishments include:

  • Offering ENERGY STAR certification on 100 percent of its 2,054 product options. By continuing to develop and adopt new energy-efficient technologies, Soft-Lite was able to increase its offering of ENERGY STAR certified products by 11 percent from the previous year.
  • Developing a new, structured ENERGY STAR training program to educate its dealers and distributors, encompassing an overview of the ENERGY STAR program, the anatomy of an energy-efficient window, and more.
  • Launching a new website featuring a comprehensive education section that informs consumers about the ENERGY STAR program and the benefits of energy-efficient windows.
  • Promoting ENERGY STAR products by offering consumers incentives to purchase ENERGY STAR certified windows and doors. Throughout 2013, SoftLite offered its retailers more than 631 individual discounts or specials on ENERGY STAR certified windows.
  • Promoting the ENERGY STAR brand with brochures for Soft-Lite products and for six different dealers that sell products under private label brands.