New York, New York
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Verizon is a telecommunications company. Verizon invested over $30 million to improve its operational efficiency, saving more than 376 million kBtu of energy and reducing its energy use by more than 4.5 percent. Key 2019 accomplishments include:
- Funding 120 LED lighting projects, saving an estimated 20 million kWh of energy annually.
- Expanding its second Battle of the Buildings energy contest by 17 percent to 54 buildings, where 71 percent of contestants saved energy, and the winner reduced consumption by 19 percent.
- Certifying its 280th building as ENERGY STAR and being the only retailer to show ENERGY STAR certified retail locations on its wireless store locator page.