TORONTO, June 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - ENERGY STAR, the symbol of energy efficiency, recognizes organizations that are the best performing and most committed to the progression of energy efficiency every year. It is with great pride that JELD-WEN, manufacturer of windows and doors, was honoured with the prestigious 2012 ENERGY STAR Manufacturer of the Year Award for market transformation.
"Improving the energy savings offered by our products is an integral part of JELD-WEN's environmental culture. Our active involvement in the ENERGY STAR program and our sustained efforts in the promotion and protection of the program are a witness to our constant commitment to offering consistently superior products in terms of energy efficiency" says Mr. Lou Valeriati, Vice President of JELD-WEN windows and doors.
Thanks to effective tools such as the energy savings calculator based on the climatic zones and the in-depth articles to be found on the JELD-WEN blog, the organization helps to inform people via social media and various micro sites.
To celebrate our 2012 ENERGY STAR Manufacturer of the Year Award, JELD-WEN will make a donation to the David Suzuki Foundation for each unique visitor to the en.jeld-wen.ca/energystar website for the entire month of June, the goal being to donate $5,000.
Founded in 1960, JELD-WEN has nearly 20,000 employees in 21 countries. The business offers high quality windows and doors that are adapted to the rigours of the Canadian climate. These products are designed for a clientele that is increasingly sensitive to adopting eco-responsible behaviour. Note that in 2010, JELD-WEN received the ENERGY STAR "Sustained Excellence'' Award.
For further information:
Ms. Lisa Bergeron
Government relations manager