Matan’s 12420 Milestone Center Drive Earns ENERGY STAR Certification; Outperforms Similar U.S. Buildings on Measure of Energy Efficiency
21 August 2019
Matan Companies has announced that 12420 Milestone Center Drive in Germantown, MD has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance.
“12420 Milestone Center Drive demonstrates true environmental leadership by reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions that are proven to contribute to climate change,” stated Jean Lupinacci, ENERGY STAR Director for Commercial & Industrial Buildings. “Today, 45 percent of U.S. emissions are attributable to commercial and industrial buildings, which is why improving energy efficiency is so critical for our future.”
ENERGY STAR certified buildings and plants are verified to perform in the top 25 percent of buildings nationwide, based on weather-normalized source energy use that takes into account occupancy, hours of operation, and other key metrics. ENERGY STAR is the only energy efficiency certification in the United States that is based on actual, verified energy performance.
“We’re honored to earn the ENERGY STAR for superior energy performance at 12420 Milestone Center Drive and appreciate the efforts of everyone who has been involved in its efficient operation,” said Pearl Lane, Property Manager for the Matan Companies. “Saving energy is just one of the ways we show our community we care, and that we’re committed to doing our part to protect the environment and public health,both today and for future generations.”