On September 26, nearly 400 energy efficiency leaders convened at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C., to honor some of the greatest innovators in the industry. Hosted annually by the Alliance to Save Energy, the "Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency" awards gala recognizes companies, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated profound leadership in energy efficiency in the following sectors: built environment, transportation, power generation/supply, and industry/manufacturing.
USGBC President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam joined a group of esteemed speakers, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Congressman Paul Tonko, to recognize the 2018 Stars of Energy Efficiency. This year’s award winners included six USGBC member companies:
- Microsoft—Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award: Power Generation and Supply
- Legrand, North and Central America—Industry and Manufacturing Star of Energy Efficiency Award
- Southern California Edison—Transportation Star of Energy Efficiency Award
- Target—Built Environment Star of Energy Efficiency Award
- Thomas Wenning of Oak Ridge National Laboratory—Rising Star of Energy Efficiency
- American University—Chairman’s Award
USGBC applauds our members for their achievements this year. Each of these six companies has demonstrated tremendous leadership, and all of them are tirelessly championing the green building movement, working day in and day out to push the built environment market forward. USGBC is extremely honored and privileged to continue to partner with them to advance our collective mission of a sustainable future for all. For more details and to learn about all of the 2018 award winners’ achievements, read ASE’s full release.
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