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U.S. EPA recognizes three-time Partner of the Year recipient for leadership in energy efficiency
Jones Lang LaSalle, an ENERGY STAR partner since 1998, will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency in its operations and on behalf of clients. Among other accomplishments, Jones Lang LaSalle:
Prior to gaining the Sustained Excellence Award, Jones Lang LaSalle was named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2007, 2010 and 2011.
“ENERGY STAR is a universally recognized and respected mark of quality in energy efficiency,” said Jones Lang LaSalle President & CEO Colin Dyer, who will accept the award on behalf of the firm at the March 16 ceremony. “Receiving the Sustained Excellence Award underscores our dedication to reducing energy consumption on behalf of our clients and in our own operations.”
“We see interest in ENERGY STAR participation increasing at a rapid pace across every client segment, from investor owners of multi-tenant buildings to corporate owner-occupiers to public-sector organizations to universities and hospitals,” said Dan Probst, Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services at Jones Lang LaSalle. “Our partnership with ENERGY STAR has helped us lead the way to a more energy-efficient future.”
Over the past 20 years, American families and businesses have saved nearly $230 billion on utility bills and prevented greenhouse gas emissions equal to those from more than 350 million vehicles with help from ENERGY STAR.
The 2012 Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a select group of organizations that have exhibited outstanding leadership year after year. These winners have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals, employing innovative approaches, and showing others what can be achieved through energy efficiency. These awards recognize ongoing leadership across the ENERGY STAR program including energy-efficient products, services, new homes and buildings in the commercial, industrial and public sectors. Award winners are selected from about 20,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.
“As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ENERGY STAR program, EPA is proud to recognize Jones Lang LaSalle with the 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award,” said EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. “Jones Lang LaSalle and all our ENERGY STAR award winners are helping Americans find cost-effective ways to save energy in everything we do, which is good for our climate, our health, and our future.”
About ENERGY STARENERGY STAR was introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as a voluntary market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased energy efficiency. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, ENERGY STAR offers businesses and consumers energy-efficient solutions to save energy, money and help protect the environment for future generations. About 20,000 organizations are ENERGY STAR partners committed to improving the energy efficiency of products, homes, buildings and businesses. For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937).
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