Providing and seeking
recognition for energy management achievements is a proven step for
sustaining momentum and support for your program.
recognition to those who helped the organization achieve these results
motivates staff and employees and brings positive exposure to the energy
recognition from outside sources validates the importance of the energy
management program to both internal and external stakeholders, and
provides positive exposure for the organization as a whole.
in providing and gaining recognition include:
Providing internal recognition
- to individuals, teams, and facilities within your organization.
Receiving external recognition
- from government agencies, the media, and other third party
organizations that reward achievement.
Recognizing ENERGY STAR Award Winners
eight ENERGY STAR partners were recognized by the U.S. EPA for their
leadership in energy management and four others for their sustained
excellence in this category. To help publicize the achievements of
ENERGY STAR Award winners in all categories, EPA developed a full-page,
color public service announcement (PSA) which ran in major publications
such as Forbes, Money and US News & World Report. The PSA was also
shared with local and trade publications.
are encouraged to promote this notable achievement internally and
externally through newsletters and local media.