Damuth Trane has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification for 2015 for the Company’s main building located at 1100 Cavalier Blvd. in Chesapeake.
This certification signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. Damuth Trane has been an ENERGY STAR certified building since 2001, and was the first commercial building in the Hampton Roads area to receive this certification.
“We are pleased to accept EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification in recognition of our energy efficiency efforts,” said Clint Damuth, President of Damuth Trane. “Through this achievement, we have demonstrated our commitment to environmental stewardship while also lowering our energy costs.”
Commercial buildings that earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification use an average of 35 percent less energy than typical buildings and also release 35 percent less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Damuth Trane improved its energy performance by managing energy strategically across the entire organization and by making cost-effective improvements to its building(s).
“Improving the energy efficiency of our nation’s buildings is critical to protecting our environment, “ said Jean Lupinacci, Chief of the ENERGY STAR Commercial & Industrial Branch. “From the boiler room to the board room, organizations are leading the way by making their buildings more efficient and earning EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification.”
Damuth Trane can assist clients in identifying issues to help them become more energy efficient throughout all stages of the building upgrade process; from lighting to controls, equipment tune-up and replacement, to managing the entire project.
For more information about ENERGY STAR Certification for Commercial Buildings visit: www.energystar.gov/labeledbuildings