(AUGUSTA) – Efficiency Maine recently recognized a number of its customers and business partners at an awards ceremony in Lewiston.
The companies were recognized at Efficiency Maine’s Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration, which took place Oct. 20 at the Ramada Conference Center in Lewiston.
A number of “Qualified Partners” received awards for their efforts in saving their clients energy and money. Qualified Partners are experienced vendors, contractors, suppliers and other professionals who supply or install energy-efficient equipment, receive training from Efficiency Maine, and are familiar with Efficiency Maine’s business incentive programs.
Qualified Partner Awards were presented to the following companies:
Expanding its recognition of businesses that helped to make this year’s efficiency programs sucessful , Efficiency Maine added three new awards :
The annual Philip C. Hastings Award recognizing extraordinary commitment to energy efficiency was presented to the Sustain Mid-Maine Coalition. Sustain Mid Maine is a grassroots initiative created to conserve resources, sustain a healthy environment, and promote economic prosperity for the Mid-Maine region.
The coalition created a program to inform, consult and promote energy audits and home weatherizations in Waterville and Winslow. As of Sept 30th, they conducted 245 in-home consultations, and 99 audits resulting in 80 weatherizations. These efforts are expected to save over 50,000 gallons of heating fuel per year.
The Philip C. Hastings Award recognizes an individual or organization whose exemplary efforts have furthered Maine’s goals of achieving maximum energy efficiency. The Hastings Award is named after Efficiency Maine’s founding director, and celebrates his legacy by memorializing his extraordinary commitment to energy efficiency and leadership.
Efficiency Maine is an independent trust dedicated to promoting the more efficient and cost-effective use of energy in order to save money for Maine residents and businesses, grow the economy, and create jobs. For more information, visit www.EfficiencyMaine.com or call 1-866-376-2463.