MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. was named the 2019 Appliance Manufacturer of the Year by ENERGY STAR Canada, a division of Natural Resources Canada. The designation marks the third consecutive win for Samsung across this category, and highlights the continued Samsung commitment to energy-efficient product innovation for real-world impact.
"We're constant in our commitment to innovation that puts Canadian households first," said Warner Doell, Senior Vice President Consumer Electronics Business for Samsung Canada. "We look forward to seeing how the evolution of our products continues to benefit Canadians' bottom-line, helping their finances go further."
"Energy efficiency in our homes and buildings helps Canadians save money, creates jobs, reduces pollution and contributes to our clean energy future," said the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources. "I congratulate Samsung Electronics Canada for their ongoing leadership in improving energy efficiency in Canada." said the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources.
Key factors in Samsung Canada's 2019 ENERGY STAR Award win include Samsung increasing market penetration of ENERGY STAR certified home appliances by 75 models in 2018—an increase of 7% over 2017, and 24% over 2016, respectively. Beyond the increase in the number of certified models, Samsung also increased the number of products certified as Most Efficient by 11% to a total of 31.
Today's announcement marks Samsung Canada's tenth ENERGY STAR Canada award win. Previous wins include Appliance Manufacturer of the Year (2017 and 2018); Electronics Manufacturer of the Year (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018); "ENERGY STAR Most Efficient" Promoter of the Year 2015 (2016); Collaborative Initiative of the Year (2012).
For additional information on the 2019 ENERGY STAR Award win by Samsung Canada, please visit the Samsung Canada winner-profile page on the NRCan website, here.
About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada inspires Canadians to reach their full potential through a transformative ecosystem of products and services that deliver innovation and distinct design to every aspect of their connected lives. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, virtual reality and wearable devices, tablets and digital appliances. In 2019, Samsung was ranked as one of Canada's "Most Admired Brands" in Leger's Corporate Reputation Study. Dedicated to helping make a difference in the lives of Canadians, Samsung's award-winning corporate giving initiatives support public education and health-related issues in communities across the country. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.
About ENERGY STAR Canada
ENERGY STAR Canada is a 17-year-long energy efficiency success story. The program is a voluntary partnership between the Government of Canada and 1,500+ organizations working to use our natural resources more wisely through greater energy efficiency. Behind each ENERGY STAR label is a product, home, building or industrial facility that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. ENERGY STAR is Canada's simple choice to save energy, save money and save our environment. For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gc.ca.
SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada
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