Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency announces winning companies for 2009 - JELD-WEN wins prestigious 2009 "Energy Star Participant of the Year" award



    QUEBEC CITY, May 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Window and door manufacturer JELD-WEN
was presented with the 2009 "Participant of the Year" award by the ENERGY STAR
initiative in Canada at a ceremony yesterday afternoon in Ottawa. The award is
given to the company that has demonstrated the best overall compliance with
ENERGY STAR specifications in its product manufacturing, distribution, and
marketing in Canada. Mr. Sante Cigana, Vice President JELD-WEN of Canada,
received a framed certificate at this ceremony to mark the honour.
    "JELD-WEN is committed to the continuous improvement of company products,
operations, and energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR specifications are a benchmark
in energy performance. But at JELD-WEN, we go one step further, ensuring our
production operations are energy efficient and promoting energy efficiency
values, too. That's why we are so proud to receive this honour acknowledging
JELD-WEN's tireless efforts as well as its people to make energy efficiency
one of our corporate values at every level of the company," notes Brad West,
Marketing Manager for JELD-WEN Canada.
    In 2006 JELD-WEN won an ENERGY STAR award for "Promotional Campaign of
the Year." Mr. West adds that "JELD-WEN will continue to invest time and
expertise to ensure its operations are state-of-the-art and to stay at the
leading edge of energy efficiency standards." This goal was also the impetus
behind JELD-WEN's recent launch of www.eco-reno.ca, which allows visitors to
find information on highly energy efficient ENERGY STAR qualified products
available in their area and on government grants for which they may be
eligible.

    ABOUT JELD-WEN

    With over 150 divisions and more than 20,000 employees, JELD-WEN is one
of the largest manufacturers of windows and doors worldwide. Units in 22
different countries include manufacturing facilities, distribution centers,
and a variety of sales outlets. To find out more about JELD-WEN, visit
www.jeld-wen.ca




For further information:

For further information: Lisa Bergeron, Eastern Canada Marketing
Manager, JELD-WEN, (418) 881-3974, 1-800-463-1930, lisabe@jeld-wen.com

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