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Energy Star Class of 2007 Includes 47 Schools, Hospitals, and Commercial Buildings in the Pacific Northwest

Release Date: 02/14/2008
Contact Information: Mark MacIntyre, EPA-Seattle, (206) 553-1777, macintyre.mark@epa.gov; Maura Cantor Beard, EPA-HQ, (202) 343-9991, beard.maura@epa.gov

(Seattle, Washington – Feb. 14, 2008) Forty-seven commercial buildings and manufacturing plants in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington have earned the 2007 Energy Star label. Energy Star is a program for top-performing buildings that have made powerful cuts to their energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions.

“We applaud the efforts taken to make these buildings models of energy efficiency,” said EPA Regional Administrator Elin Miller. “Energy conservation leadership in the public and commercial building sector is helping keep the Pacific Northwest at the forefront of the national effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

The new buildings, listed below, join more than 4,000 buildings nationwide that have earned the Energy Star label, saving more than 25 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions.

STATE PROFILES

2007 Energy Star Buildings – Washington (27 buildings approved in 2007)
JCPenney, 2109-Bellevue, Bellevue, Washington
City Center, Bellevue, Washington
Key Center, Bellevue, Washington
Skyline Tower, Bellevue, Washington
JCPenney, 2391-Burlington, Burlington, Washington
PeaceHealth, St. John Medical Center, Delaware - Main Bldg., Longview, Washington
SWWSA - St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, Washington
JCPenney, 0601-Puyallup, Puyallup, Washington
LBA Times Square Building, Renton, Washington
1101 Madison Tower, Seattle, Washington
5th & Wall Building, Seattle, Washington
Bank of America Fifth Avenue Plaza , Seattle, Washington
Columbia Center, Seattle, Washington
IDX Tower at Fourth & Madison, Office, Seattle, Washington
McKinstry Co., Seattle, Washington
VA Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle, Seattle, Washington
Wells Fargo Center, Seattle, Washington
Ash Grove Cement Co. – Seattle, Plant, Seattle, Washington
Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, Washington
Tacoma General/Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma, Washington
JCPenney, 1823-Vancouver, Vancouver, Washington
Columbia Elementary, Wenatchee, Washington
Wenatchee School District Office, Wenatchee, Washington
John Newberry Elementary, Wenatchee, Washington
Lewis & Clark Elementary, Wenatchee, Washington
Mission View Elementary School, Wenatchee, Washington
Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington

2007 Energy Star Buildings – Oregon (19 buildings approved in 2007)
Vernier Software & Technology, Beaverton, Oregon
Damascus Middle School, Boring, Oregon
Hall Elementary School, Gresham, Oregon
Hollydale Elementary School, Gresham, Oregon
Kelly Creek Elementary School, Gresham, Oregon
Springwater Trail High School, Gresham, Oregon
200 Market Building, Portland, Oregon
Liberty Centre, Portland, Oregon
Lloyd 700 Building, Portland, Oregon
Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, Portland, Oregon
One Pacific Square, Portland, Oregon
Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
Providence Portland Medical Center - Building "B", Portland, Oregon
Providence Elderplace Cully, Portland, Oregon
Providence Educational Center, Portland, Oregon
U.S. Bancorp, Portland, Oregon
Symantec – Springfield, Springfield, Oregon
Tualatin Corporate Center - Phase11 - Bldg. F, Tualatin, Oregon

2007 Energy Star Buildings - Idaho (One building approved in 2007)
US Bank Plaza, Boise, Idaho


Read EPA's national press release

To learn more about Energy Star buildings and facilities: http://www.energystar.gov/buildings

To find Energy Star buildings and industrial facilities in your area: http://www.energystar.gov/LabeledList


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