Pentair Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Have Helped Consumers Save $1.5 Billion Since 2005
LONDON, United Kingdom – April 2, 2018 – Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) has been named by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy asa 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year -Sustained Excellence Award winner. This honor marks the fifth year that Pentair has garnered recognition for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Pentair's accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.
Pentair, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2013, is being recognized for leadership in manufacturing energy-efficient pool pumps that earn the ENERGY STAR, the government-backed symbol of energy efficiency. To qualify for
ENERGY STAR certification, pool pumps must be at least 30-72 percent more energy efficient than typical pumps.
"More than a decade ago, we began a journey to help our customers enjoy their pools while saving energy, sparking an industry-wide revolution when we became the first to introduce variable speed technology to the pool industry,” said Jerome Pedretti, Aquatic Systems vice president, Pentair. “Progress continues as we now mark five years as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year; we’re proud to be the only manufacturer in our industry to achieve this honor.”
Pentair Eco Select® efficient pumps have helped U.S. consumers save $1.5 billion between 2005 and 2017 which translates into 14 billion kilowatt hours of energy saved. The kilowatt energy savings helped prevent the release of nine million tons of carbon dioxide, which is the equivalent of 18.9 billion car-driven miles.
The 2018 Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Awards are bestowed upon a diverse set of organizations that have demonstrated continued leadership in energy efficiency. Winners hail from small, family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 organizations-representing energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.
For a complete list of 2018 winners and more information
about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
ABOUT PENTAIR PLC
Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) is a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world. Pentair delivers industry leading products, services and solutions that help people make the best use of the resources they rely on most. Its technology moves the world forward by ensuring that water is plentiful, useful and pure, and that critical equipment and those near it are protected. With 2017 revenues of $4.9 billion, Pentair employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide. To learn more, visit www.pentair.com.
ABOUT ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For over 25 years, EPA’s ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a difference at energystar.gov. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.