SIG EARNS 2017 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Jeff Stewart | SIG
ENERGY STAR Team Lead
Atlanta, Georgia, April 6th, 2017 – Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Service and Product Provider Award winner for its outstanding efforts to increase energy efficiency within commercial, institutional, and industrial markets. SIG’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017.
SIG, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2016, will be honored for the following achievements over the past year:
- Benchmarking 343 properties in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
- Helping 207 buildings earn their 2016 ENERGY STAR labels
- Increasing the average ENERGY STAR score by 3.3% across the total client portfolio of buildings with 24 months of benchmarking data
“ENERGY STAR plays an important role in what we are achieving as a green building consultant. We make buildings better is by increasing their energy efficiency. An ENERGY STAR label is not only a distinction for high-efficiency buildings, but also, a conduit for additional LEED EB success. SIG is extremely honored to be named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year again”, says Charlie Cichetti, CEO and Co-Founder of SIG.
In 2015 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners saved American businesses and consumers 503 billion kilowatt hours and $34 billion dollars on their energy bills, while achieving broad emission reductions.
For a complete list of 2017 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
SIG is a full-service green building consulting firm that specializes in LEED, ENERGY STAR, energy audits, commissioning, retro-commissioning, and energy modeling. SIG is a comprised of a hard-working group of engineers and sustainability consultants that help commercial real estate owners, developers, and managers meet their sustainability goals. In 2016, SIG helped over 200 buildings earn their ENERGY STAR labels and LEED certifications. The SIG team can be reached at www.sigearth.com or 404.343.3835
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR has 16,000 partners working to protect the environment through greater energy efficiency, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies, and home builders. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have saved American families and businesses $430 billion on their energy bills and 4.6 trillion kilowatt-hours of energy, while achieving broad emissions reductions—including 2.8 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For 25 years, EPA’s ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a difference at www.energystar.gov