Ricoh Americas Corporation
ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Ricoh has been a charter member of ENERGY STAR since printers were added to the program in 1993. Ricoh is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its continued leadership in providing ENERGY STAR certified products and its active engagement in the ENERGY STAR imaging equipment specification development process. In continuing its partnership with ENERGY STAR, Ricoh has introduced several new initiatives this year to best help consumers to be energy-efficient and reduce their carbon footprints. Key accomplishments in 2013 include:
- Earning ENERGY STAR certification for 98 percent of its current product line, of which 100 percent of its multifunction printers, large format copiers, and laser printers are ENERGY STAR certified.
- Offering a range of unique energy efficiency technologies and features, including Quick Start-Up, energy-efficient toner and low sleep mode electricity consumption, Eco-Night Sensor, Weekly Timer, and having print drivers automatically set to print in duplex mode.
- Developing its Green Mode Activated program, which identifies built-in standard energy- and paper-saving functions and educates consumers on additional ways to save energy without sacrificing operations.