Panasonic Eco Solutions
Newark, New Jersey
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Product Brand Owner
Panasonic Eco Solutions, a unit company of Panasonic North America, offers a comprehensive line of high-performance ventilation fans that avoid the use of toxic substances. All eligible Panasonic ventilation fans are ENERGY STAR® certified. Panasonic Eco Solutions is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its continuing strong commitment to energy efficiency, specifically for advancing residential ventilation efficiency through product design, and for its outreach to consumers and contractors by proactively incorporating ENERGY STAR messaging in nearly all of its press, advertising, and marketing materials. Key 2014 accomplishments include:
- Continuing to design products with energy efficiency as a driving principle, including its WhisperGreen® Select which was awarded ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2014.
- Being an active participant in the Version 4.0 ENERGY STAR specification revision for vent fans in 2014 and redesigning its products to meet the more stringent requirements before the specification was finalized.
- Continuing its vigorous education outreach by providing ENERGY STAR training at more than 20,000 distributor locations, prominently displaying ENERGY STAR information on all its displays at trade shows, and creating a specialized sales team to educate builders, specifiers, and engineers about ENERGY STAR.
- Participating in numerous ENERGY STAR themed community outreach activities and special events, such as sponsoring Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz and providing ENERGY STAR certified ventilation fans for 250 renovated homes.
- Continuing its impressive ENERGY STAR consumer advertising and education outreach through print, direct mail, and point of purchase displays that resulted in over 25 million impressions in 2014.
- Displaying its corporate commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by monitoring the production of greenhouse gases in all phases of the production process and setting a goal to reduce those emissions each year, totaling 46 percent overall by 2018.