WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Gas is proud to announce that it has received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Award for Excellence for its outstanding efforts in ENERGY STAR Promotion. Washington Gas’ accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.
Washington Gas, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2015, will be honored as a distinguished leader in initiatives supporting ENERGY STAR-certified natural gas products and rebates. Washington Gas was selected for its strong participation in the ENERGY STAR smart thermostat and natural gas water heater promotions that included email campaigns, as well as print and digital advertising, which resulted in high customer participation.
“Washington Gas has a solid track record of driving energy efficiency programs that help our natural gas customers save energy and reduce costs—we are honored to receive industry recognition by ENERGY STAR and the Department of Energy for our dedication to making homes and businesses more energy efficient,” said Adrian Chapman, President and Chief Operating Officer at Washington Gas. “We look forward to continuing our commitment to natural gas energy efficiency programs to better serve our customers.”
“The 2018 ENERGY STAR award winners have demonstrated real leadership, showing how American families and businesses can save energy, save money and reduce air emissions,” said Bill Wehrum, EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation.
In 2016, ENERGY STAR certified products, homes and buildings helped Americans save more than $30 billion in energy costs.
For a complete list of 2018 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About Washington Gas
Washington Gas Light Company is a regulated natural gas utility providing safe, reliable natural gas service to more than 1.1 million customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. A subsidiary of WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL), the company has been providing energy to residential, commercial and industrial customers for 170 years. For more information, please visit washingtongas.com and follow us @washingtongas on Twitter.
WGL (NYSE: WGL), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a leading source for clean, efficient and diverse energy solutions. With activities and assets across the U.S., WGL consists of Washington Gas, WGL Energy, WGL Midstream and Hampshire Gas. WGL provides options for natural gas, electricity, green power and energy services, including generation, storage, transportation, distribution, supply and efficiency. Our calling as a company is to make energy surprisingly easy for our employees, our community and all our customers. Whether you are a homeowner or renter, small business or multinational corporation, state and local or federal agency, WGL is here to provide Energy Answers. Ask Us. For more information, please visit wgl.com and follow us @WGLanswers on Twitter.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For over 25 years, EPA’s ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a difference at energystar.gov. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.
Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Together, since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped save American families and businesses over $450 billion and over 3.5 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity while also achieving broad emissions reductions—all through voluntary action.