Food Lion, LLC
Salisbury, North Carolina
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Food Lion is a retail grocery store chain. In the past year, Food Lion invested over $15 million to improve its operational efficiency, saving more than 40.6 billion British thermal units (BTUs) annually. Key 2019 accomplishments include:
- Reducing energy use across its portfolio by 0.5 percent, and maintaining an average ENERGY STAR score of 69.
- Holding an ENERGY STAR Battle of Buildings contest to save energy, which involved 43 stores in South Carolina.
- Installing LED sales floor lighting in 163 stores and making LED lighting products available to customers as replacements for traditional compact fluorescent lights.
- Helping sister brands develop an energy conservation culture, educating staff on ENERGY STAR benchmarking tools and resources like Portfolio Manager®.