GE Lighting again recognized as EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

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Greentech Lead America: GE Lighting has been recognized with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the eighth consecutive year.

This award acknowledges GE’s outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

GE Lighting was recognized for its support of the ENERGY STAR program through a variety of initiatives, including an extensive ENERGY STAR-qualified product portfolio and continuous support of ENERGY STAR and the GE ecomagination program, the company’s commitment to solving energy challenges.

“Energy efficiency is what drives our innovation and development at GE, and the ENERGY STAR program is one that we continue to embrace in the evolution of lighting,” said GE Lighting’s Steve Briggs, global product general manager, GE.

GE Lighting offered ENERGY STAR-qualified bulbs in a total of 607 consumer packaged options in 2012, including 198 ENERGY STAR-qualified LED packages.

Earlier in November GE Lighting announced The Bay Area Climate Collaborative (BACC) has announced a project to advance the energy-efficient street-lighting market.

The Bay Area Next Generation Streetlight Initiative aims to catalyze the upgrade of over 200,000
municipal streetlights in the region to advanced light-emitting diode (LED) technology.

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