Staples the Office Superstore, LLC

Framingham, Massachusetts


ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

Staples the Office Superstore, LLC

Staples, Inc. is the world’s largest office-products company and the second largest internet retailer. Staples is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its strong corporate-level commitment to energy management, and its continued enthusiasm and innovation in promoting ENERGY STAR to associates and customers. Key 2016 accomplishments include:

  • Reducing weather-normalized source energy intensity by 3.2 percent in 2016, equating to $1.2 million in savings.
  • Certifying 71 buildings in 2016, bringing the total number of ENERGY STAR certified buildings to 761 nationwide.
  • Continuing the “Eco-Treasure Hunt” program, an intensive three-day energy and water audit and recommissioning exercise between Staples’ corporate energy-management team, facility staff, and a multi-disciplinary team of experts in equipment and systems. This program had led to reductions of 4.2 million kilowatt hours over the last four years.
  • Retrofitting lighting in stores and distribution centers to light-emitting diode lighting (LED) and T8/T5 fluorescents with motion sensors, respectively.
  • Offering more than 900 ENERGY STAR products in their 1,453 stores.
  • Entering five stores in EPA’s ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: BOOTCAMP.
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