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TOMORROW: EPA and DOE to Make Energy Star Announcement

Release Date: 07/13/2011
Contact Information: EPA Press Office, press@epa.gov, 202-564-6794

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a press call tomorrow to discuss pilot testing of a new product designation within the Energy Star program. Americans, with the help of Energy Star, saved nearly $18 billion on their utility bills in 2010 alone and enough energy to avoid greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those from 33 million cars.

WHO: Susan Wickwire, Acting Director, Climate Protection Partnerships Division (EPA)
Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency (DOE)

WHAT: Energy Star Announcement

WHEN: Thursday, July 14, 12:30 p.m. EDT

HOW: Members of the press should contact Karissa Marcum at karissa.marcum@hq.doe.gov to receive call-in‬ information.

More information on the Energy Star program:
http://www.energystar.gov/