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August 13, 2012

Sears Holdings said Friday it has again been selected to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings.

For the third consecutive year, Sears will participate in the competition, this year entering 56 facilities that will compete against thousands of other teams representing buildings across the country. All efforts will be focused on eliminating waste through improvements in energy efficiency with help from EPA's Energy Star program.

July 24, 2012


DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products today announced that Panasonic Corporation Eco Solutions Company has adopted biobased resins made with Susterra Propanediol for their new line of kitchen and bathroom systems.

March 28, 2011

A. O. Smith is promoting its water heater plant in Johnson City, Tenn., as the first company facility -- and one of the few facilities in Tennessee -- to earn Energy Star certification.

The 470,000-sq.-ft. Johnson City facility did not set out originally to obtain the Energy Star certification, according to Andy Demski, director of operations. Instead, it was looking at long-term initiatives to reduce the building’s energy and water consumption.

September 21, 2008

The Environmental Protection Agency, which runs the Energy Star program, has lashed out at an...

September 21, 2008

When it comes to trusted, on-the-shelf green product branding, there is Energy Star, and then...

August 7, 2008

Sam Rashkin, national director of the EPA’s Energy Star for Homes program, will address attendees...

February 10, 2008

No surprise here: the warehouse home center channel dominates the interior and exterior lighting category,...

December 26, 2007

The home builder says the deal with Whirlpool is part of its ongoing drive to...

November 18, 2007

There are two kinds of appliance buyers, according to Mark Delaney, NPD Group’s director of...

August 7, 2007

The new EnergyGuide label has a streamlined look and will display estimated yearly operating costs...