Pilkington to be Energy Star Partner

March 7, 2011

As part of a continuing commitment to protecting the environment, Pilkington North America is becoming an Energy Star Partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The company will ensure its float glass manufacturing facilities that produce energy efficient products are operated with concern for the environment, it reports, emphasizing that its strategic, corporate energy management program "will help enhance its financial health and aid in preserving the environment for future generations."

“Pilkington North America is pleased to partner with Energy Star and we look forward to doing our part to fully support the program by continuing to improve the energy efficiency at our plants,” says Todd Huffman, VP operations, Building Products North America. In partnership with the EPA program, the glass maker will:

  • Measure and track the energy performance of its facilities where possible by using tools such as those offered through Energy Star;
  • Develop and implement a plan consistent with the Energy Star Energy Management Guidelines to achieve energy savings;
  • Help spread the word about the importance of energy efficiency.

"Energy Star partners such as Pilkington North America are leading the fight against global warming by improving the efficiency of their buildings and facilities," adds Jean Lupinacci, chief of EPA’s Energy Star Commercial and Industrial branch. "We applaud these efforts to help protect our global environment for generations to come."