New York, New York
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management
Verizon is a telecommunications company. Verizon continued to grow its energy management program, leveraging ENERGY STAR® resources to provide leadership across the retail industry. Key 2022 accomplishments include:
- Certifying eight stores and five data centers as ENERGY STAR and achieving Member-level recognition in the ENERGY STAR Certification Nation campaign.
- Directing $60 million to fund decarbonization projects, including a heating electrification project that reduced 250 tons of carbon emissions and other air pollutants in nearby underserved communities.
- Completing 174 LED lighting projects, estimated to save 28M kWh of energy annually.
- Inventing a new patented cooling system for its data centers that saves energy by using colder outside air when available to cool equipment rooms.