Air King recognized as 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year
March 20, 2013 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Air King as a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year for its “outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency”. This is the second year in a row that Air King has won the award.
By Alyssa Dalton
Over the past 12 months, Air King has expanded its lines of Energy Star qualified exhaust fans and range hoods, in particular the addition of the Essence range hood to the Quiet Zone series of under cabinet range hoods. Through the “Change the World, Start with Energy Star” pledge campaign, Air King boasts saving over 20.7 million pounds of greenhouse gasses.
“Our partnership with Energy Star allows us to provide high quality products that help our customers save energy and money,” said Jeff Kenkelen, president, Air King. “We see growing customer demand for high-performing products that also help protect the environment.”
Over the last 20 years, with help from Energy Star, American families and businesses have saved more than $230 billion on utility bills and prevented more than 1.8 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, said Air King.
“Through their commitment to producing quality energy-efficient Energy Star products, Air King has demonstrated their commitment to saving consumers money and protecting our environment,” said Bob Perciasepe, acting administrator, EPA. “Air King is recognized today for this outstanding effort that has helped protect the climate for all Americans.”
The 2013 Partner of the Year Awards are given to manufacturers and retailers that successfully promote and deliver Energy Star qualified products, saving consumers money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Air King’s accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on March 26, 2013.