Kohl's, Inc.

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Kohl’s, Inc. is a specialty department store retail chain. Kohl’s has integrated ENERGY STAR® tools and resources into its energy management program since 1998, achieving a 20% energy savings across its portfolio and an average ENERGY STAR score of 85. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Certifying 9 department stores as ENERGY STAR for a total of 1,083 stores certified since 2008.
  • Retrofitting lighting fixtures with LEDs at 109 stores and five distribution centers, saving an estimated 4.1M kWh per year.
  • Expanding energy management systems to 93 stores, with an expected annual savings of 2.7M kWh.
  • Incorporating renewable energy into future store designs.
  • Highlighting the ENERGY STAR partnership to employees and customers through its website, social media, press releases, packing slips, and screensavers.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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