Lowe's Becomes First Retailer to Win Energy Star Award for Sustained Excellence in Retail
MOORESVILLE, N.C. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Lowe's Companies, Inc. the first winner of the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in Retail. The award recognizes Lowe's long-standing leadership as a retailer of energy-efficient products. Lowe's will receive the EPA's most prestigious award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on March 18.
Lowe's is being honored for outstanding achievements year after year in customer outreach, employee training and product selection, and for reducing greenhouse gas emissions through its industry-leading commitment to energy efficiency. Lowe's has won eight consecutive ENERGY STAR awards (2003-2010), including four ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awards for educating consumers about the benefits of energy efficiency.
"To be awarded the highest ENERGY STAR honor recognizes years of dedication to providing products and solutions that benefit both our customers and the environment," said Robert A. Niblock, Lowe's chairman and CEO. "We're proud of our leadership role in promoting energy efficiency, and this award challenges us to continue to do more to help our customers save energy and money."
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