Pella Corp., Des Moines Public Schools receive Energy Star awards
Thursday, April 03, 2014 3:32 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy have selected Pella Corp.
as a 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award.
The manufacturer is one of 45
organizations nationwide and the only Iowa-based company to receive the award;
Pella was rewarded for promoting Energy Star products and practices in its own
operations, in addition to providing efficient products and services to
consumers and within its community.
The Des Moines Independent Community School
District also received a Partner of the Year Award for Climate Communications
and Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence. Fifty-three of the district's
schools received an Energy Star rating. This is the third consecutive year the
district has received a partner award. As one of the country's 10 Climate
Communications winners, the Des Moines school district has raised the awareness
of students, teachers, families and the community of the impacts of climate
change, the EPA said in a release.
the complete list of winners