MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Whirlpool Canada received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence award from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Whirlpool Corporation has a long history in environmental stewardship .
"We proudly continue our commitment to building efficient, high performance products that allow consumers to save money and make a positive impact on the environment," said Gary Power, vice president and general manager for Whirlpool Canada. "We are thrilled to be recognized with the Sustained Excellence award again this year."
The award recognizes an organization that has maintained or surpassed its ENERGY STAR commitment and accomplishments of the previous years. Whirlpool Canada has received an impressive fourteen ENERGY STAR Recognition Awards, including three for Sustained Excellence, one as Participant of the Year and ten as Manufacturer of the Year.
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 Whirlpool Canada for their ongoing leadership in improving energy efficiency in Canada."
In 2018, Whirlpool Canada sold more than a half million ENERGY STAR certified appliances and celebrated the following accomplishments in the realm of environmental stewardship:
- Introduced new Whirlpool® and Maytag® wireless connected laundry, with more efficient heat pumps and condensing dryer configurations
- Released new connected appliances with mobile apps across all brands and categories
- Assisted consumers in selecting efficient new products through the Whirlpool® and Maytag® appliance finder tools
About Whirlpool Canada
Whirlpool Canada is part of Whirlpool Corporation, the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. In Canada, the company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana and Inglis.
About ENERGY STAR Canada
ENERGY STAR Canada is an 18-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. The program is administered and promoted by Natural Resources Canada. 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 Whirlpool Canada LP
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