Efficiency Vermont was named the 2011 Energy Star Partner of the Year award winner in the ‘Energy Efficiency Program Delivery for New Homes’ category.Sponsored annually by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the nationalawards recognize organizations, manufacturers and retailers that successfully promote and deliver Energy Star qualified products and services, saving consumers money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Award winners were selected from more than 9,000 organizations that participate in the Energy Star program.‘Efficiency Vermont is a leader in showing its customers how they can help protect our environment while saving energy and money,’ said Elizabeth Craig, acting director of the EPA’s Office of Atmospheric Programs. ‘Efficiency Vermont’s creative solutions are a model for fighting climate change through greater energy efficiency. We look to these winners to provide us energy efficiency leadership now and in the years to come.’Efficiency Vermont representatives attended the EPA awards recognition ceremony in Washington, D.C., on April 12.‘This award recognizes not only Efficiency Vermont and the Vermont Energy Star Homes (VESH) program, but the entire building community in Vermont,’ said Chris Gordon, residential new construction manager from Efficiency Vermont. ‘Our program co-sponsors, including, Vermont Gas Systems and Washington Electric Cooperative, as well as our partners, the individual builders around the state, are always striving to achieve greater energy efficiency.’In 2010, the average Energy Star home built in Vermont was 40 percent more energy efficient than a home built to the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code.Efficiency Vermont was created by the Vermont Legislature and the Vermont Public Service Board to help all Vermonters reduce energy costs, strengthen the economy, and protect Vermont’s environment. Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) operates Efficiency Vermont under an appointment by the Vermont Public Service Board. VEIC is a Vermont-based nonprofit organization founded in 1986. Source: Efficiency Vermont.
Turkish Super Lig giants Besiktas has reached an agreement to sign Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom for a reported fee of €2m (about N905m) with Greek side PAOK .Advertisement Akpom netted 10 times across all competitions for PAOK last season. The 24-year-old has also attracted interest from Besiktas’ rivals Fenerbahce and Belgian clubs Anderlecht and Genk.Akpom, who starred for England at the U-16, U-17, and the U-21 levels, featuring 41 times and scoring 18 goals, was directly involved in 26 goals (18 goals and eight assists) in the 76 games he featured in for PAOK. Loading… Promoted ContentWhat Secrets Is The Great Wall Of China Hiding?Portuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Every Movie Starring Sylvester Stallone From Best To Worst5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksTop 10 Iconic Personalities On TV Now8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeSome Impressive And Almost Shocking Robots That Exist5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWho Earns More Than Ronaldo? Read Also: FA Cup Final: How Chelsea will lineup vs Arsenal after latest injuriesAkpom kick-started his football career at Arsenal and featured for Coventry City, Nottingham Forest, Hull City, Brighton, and Sint Truiden on loan from the Gunners before he was sold off to PAOK Salonika for €1m in 2018.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享