Cooper Lighting Solutions Wins 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award
- Won for the seventh consecutive year
- Recognition highlights an increased commitment to LED initiatives, ENERGY STAR certified products and expansions to HALO Home™ Smart Lighting System
PEACHTREE CITY, GA (April 13, 2021) – Cooper Lighting Solutions, a business unit of Signify, announced today that it has won the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the seventh consecutive year. This award recognizes continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.
In line with its sustainability goal, Cooper Lighting Solutions deployed millions of ENERGY STAR-certified solutions in both commercial and residential markets, increasing the number of ENERGY STAR-certified configurable models by 19% with new products. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the ENERGY STAR-certified products provided by the company to consumers represented a 48% increase in avoided electricity consumption compared to the previous year. Between 2017-2020, Cooper Lighting Solutions’ HALO LED Recessed Lighting offering to businesses and consumers averaged an annual increase of 40% in avoided electricity consumption.
Commenting on this win, Kraig Kasler, President of Cooper Lighting Solutions said, “We are honored to win this award. Sustainability is a primary goal for us and as a responsible company, we are committed to delivering the most innovative, energy-efficient solutions to our customers through a strong and robust agent and channel partner network, and industry partnerships like the one with ENERGY STAR. Winning this award for the seventh year in a row is very encouraging and reinforces our dedication to advancing the understanding and offering the best and most valuable lighting technology solutions for the benefit of communities.”
“ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”
The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award is the highest honor among ENERGY STAR awards. Winners are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presents the Sustained Excellence Award to partners that have already received ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for a minimum of two consecutive years and have gone above and beyond the criteria needed to qualify for recognition. Winners hail from small, family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 organizations — representing energy efficient products, services, new homes and buildings in the commercial, industrial and public sectors.
About Cooper Lighting Solutions
Cooper Lighting Solutions delivers forward-thinking lighting solutions and an industry-leading portfolio of indoor and outdoor lighting, lighting controls and smart lighting systems that improve people’s well-being, while making buildings, homes and cities smarter and more sustainable. These solutions are specifically designed to simplify and personalize lighting, solve complex business challenges and leverage data insights to meet the unique needs of our customers. Cooper Lighting Solutions is a business unit of Signify, the world leader in lighting, and seeks to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. For more information, visit cooperlighting.com.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $450 billion in energy costs and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: https://www.energystar.gov/about and https://www.energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/energy_star_numbers
Communications Manager, Cooper Lighting Solutions