Andersen Corporation Honored with 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

BAYPORT, Minn. (March 5, 2013) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Andersen Corporation with a 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. The distinction recognizes Andersen Corporation’s family of brands including Andersen® windows and doors, Renewal by Andersen® replacement windows, E-Series/Eagle® windows and doors, American Craftsman® windows and doors and Silver Line® windows and doors.

The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence distinction is reserved for ENERGY STAR partners demonstrating outstanding leadership year after year. The 2013 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are given only to organizations that have been named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for three or more consecutive years. This is the second consecutive year Andersen has received the Sustained Excellence distinction.

Andersen receives the award for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by educating consumers through the use of ENERGY STAR information in consumer education programs, advertising, media relations, web sites, product displays, social media and training materials. This distinction honors Andersen’s ongoing commitment to providing energy-efficient products, as well as the company’s comprehensive continuous improvement using state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to limit environmental impact.

“Andersen’s commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship is a part of our heritage. It’s in our nature, our company culture and every product we create,” said Sal Abbate, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Andersen. “It’s an honor we all share to be acknowledged for our environmental responsibility by ENERGY STAR with the Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award.”

Andersen will be recognized March 26, 2013 at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. These awards reward ongoing leadership across the ENERGY STAR program including energy-efficient products, services, and new homes and buildings in the commercial, industrial and public sectors. Award winners are selected from nearly 20,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.

Andersen has been part of the ENERGY STAR program since its inception in 1998 and was the first window manufacturer awarded the ENERGY STAR National Window Partner of the Year in 1999.

ABOUT ANDERSEN CORPORATION

Andersen Corporation family of companies include Andersen Windows, Inc., Eagle Window & Door Manufacturing, Inc., American Craftsman Window & Door Company and Silver Line Building Products LLC. Headquartered in Bayport, Minnesota, Andersen Corporation is an international enterprise employing 9,000 people in locations across North America with sales worldwide.

ABOUT ENERGY STAR®

For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free  1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937).

“ENERGY STAR” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Andersen” and all other marks where denoted are trademarks of Andersen Corporation and its subsidiaries.  © 2013 Andersen Corporation.  All rights reserved.

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