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Washington Gas Earns 2024 ENERGY STAR Award

Washington Gas Earns 2024 ENERGY STAR Award

Image of ENERGY STAR 2024 Award for Washington GasWASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2024)

Washington Gas is proud to announce that it has again been recognized by the ENERGY STAR® program for its commitment to promoting energy efficiency. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the company as the winner of the 2024 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR Marketing.

Washington Gas has been an ENERGY STAR partner since 2015. It received the Excellence in Promotion Award in 2018 and 2020 and the Partner of the Year Award in 2022 and 2023. Today’s honor recognizes the company’s exemplary commitment and consistent leadership in promoting ENERGY STAR. In the past year, Washington Gas leveraged the ENERGY STAR brand to help Maryland and Virginia customers upgrade to ENERGY STAR certified products in new and existing homes and issued more than 11,000 rebates, playing a significant role in this award achievement.

“I’m proud of the work our teams have done to be recognized for the Excellence in ENERGY STAR Marketing award,” said Blue Jenkins, Executive Vice President & President Utilities & President Washington Gas. “We are committed to empower customers to use energy more efficiently, and this award indicates we’re on the right path.”

“President Biden’s Investing in America agenda creates unprecedented opportunity to build a clean energy economy, and private sector partners through programs like ENERGY STAR are leading the way,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “I congratulate this year’s ENERGY STAR award winners for their innovation and leadership, in delivering cost-effective energy efficient solutions that create jobs, address climate change, and contribute to a healthier environment for all.”

The ENERGY STAR program recognizes businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy conservation achievements. Award winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, buildings, services, and strategies that are essential in addressing the climate crisis and protecting public health.

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2024 winners and more information about the awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners. To find out more about Washington Gas energy efficiency programs, visit wgsmartsavings.com.

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About Washington Gas

Washington Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of AltaGas Ltd [TSX:ALA], is a regulated natural gas utility that provides safe, reliable natural gas service to more than 1.2 million customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The company has provided energy to residential, commercial and industrial customers for 175 years. Learn more at www.washingtongas.com. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

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 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 $500 billion in energy costs and achieve more than 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR’s impacts can be found at www.energystar.gov/about/impacts.


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