Beltsville, MD, April 13, 2021 — EDGE Energy is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Contractor of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for four years in a row.
The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor bestowed by the ENERGY STAR program. Winners are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. They are among the nation’s leaders in driving value for the environment, the economy, and the American people.
“Now more than ever, it’s critical that we all find ways to reduce our effect on the environment, and we’re proud to be helping customers and partners do their part, while increasing comfort in their homes,” said Simone Milello, Director of Operations at EDGE Energy. “Sustainability is at the core of our mission and it’s an honor to be recognized as a leader nationwide. In 2020, we saved customers on average 23 percent on utility bills and helped many reach net-zero energy. We look forward to continuing to deliver service and solutions that create real change for customers and our community.”
“ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”
Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2021 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About EDGE Energy
EDGE Energy was founded as one of the area’s first “Home Performance” companies, taking a holistic approach to comfort, air quality, and savings. Today the company designs and installs custom solutions for energy efficiency, and installs record-setting solar equipment as the areas first and only Master-certified SunPower solar installer. Our sustainable energy solutions lead to utility bill reductions and offsets of 25 to more than 100 percent. Customers also see noticeable improvements in comfort, indoor air-quality, and building safety and durability. For 15 years we have fixated on building science data and energy payback consulting, while adapting to new science and research leading to added focus on healthy homes.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $450 billion in energy costs and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: https://www.energystar.gov/about and https://www.energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/energy_star_numbers