2014 Award Recipients
The Call for Nominations is now closed.
These prestigious awards honor those entities that have demonstrated a significant and tangible commitment to the cause of energy efficiency, and will be presented September 23, 2014 in Washington, DC at the Alliance to Save Energy’s 22nd Annual Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner.
“Galaxy” Star of Energy Efficiency
Recognizes outstanding achievements in EE for entities earning more than $150 million in annual revenue.
“Super Nova” Star of Energy Efficiency
Recognizes outstanding achievements in EE for entities earning less than $150 million in annual revenue.
“Andromeda” Star of Energy Efficiency
Recognizes outstanding achievements in EE for entities earning less than $10 million in annual revenue.
“I-Star” Award for Energy Efficiency
The International Star of Energy Efficiency Award recognizes the outstanding contributions to energy outside the US territories.
“Innovative” Star of Energy Efficiency Award
The Innovative Star Award recognizes an emerging technology or service that has the potential to transform the energy efficiency market but which, given the early stage of the innovation, has yet to generate proven savings.
MGM Resorts International is the recipient of the Galaxy Star award for reducing energy use in their Las Vegas properties over 420 million kWh and reducing annual carbon equivalent emissions by 100,000 metric tons through their Green Advantage sustainability platform.
Nest Labs, Inc. is being honored with the Super Nova Star award for the learning capability of its Nest Learning Thermostat along with its energy partnerships and Nest energy services, which have helped consumers across the country save money and reduce their energy usage.
National Housing Trust is this year's Andromeda Star award recipient for creating partnerships between utilities and state governments that have resulted in utilities committing $40 million to reduce energy consumption in multifamily rental housing, and for achieving a combined annual average savings of 54,000 MMBtu and almost 34,500 MWh.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is receiving the Innovative Star award for achieving net-zero annual energy usage through its energy-efficient Center for Sustainable Landscapes, which is designed to be the first building to exceed four of the highest green construction standards.
In the coming weeks, the Alliance will formally announce additional award recipients for the International Star, Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service, and Chairman’s Award categories.
View the complete list of past award recipients.