The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the latest Energy Star Award winners, with four door and window manufacturers making this year’s list. Andersen, Jeld-Wen, ProVia and SoftLite Windows and Doors all received Partner of the Year awards—each for its own list of notable accomplishments.

Each year, the Energy Star program honors businesses and organizations that have “made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements.” Award winners, “lead their industries in the production and sale of energy-efficient products and services, and in the development and adoption of strategies that provide substantial savings in the buildings where we work, and in our homes.”

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of partners.


This year marks the 16th time ProVia has been recognized by the program. Key accomplishments included:

  • Offering at least one Energy Star-rated door and window product for the Northern and Southern climate zones in 100% of the company’s product lines;
  • Printing and delivering more than 330,000 pieces of literature promoting the Energy Star program and certified products to dealers and distributors; and
  • Sending detailed, educational digital newsletters on new Energy Star 7.0 criteria to more than 22,000 dealer/distributor customers, with an open rate of 47%.

“Everyone here at ProVia is excited and honored to be recognized by Energy Star for our efforts in providing energy-saving products to our customers,” said president and CEO Brian Miller. “Our company values include sustainability and continuous improvement, and we work diligently to ensure our products perform efficiently to save energy and money for homeowners and businesses.”


Andersen has been an Energy Star partner since the windows program began in 1998 and was the first window manufacturer awarded the Energy Star National Window Partner of the Year award in 1999. This year marks the company’s 10th Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award—its eighth consecutive—and the 15th time it has been recognized by the program overall.

Among the key accomplishments listed for Andersen were:

  • Providing more than 1.7 million impressions from point-of-purchase displays and graphics with Energy Star content, stemming from 15,500 impression locations at big box retailers and dealer showrooms, including 400 newly installed showrooms;
  • Delivering more than eight million pageviews with Energy Star-related messaging from website and trade/dealer portals; and
  • Presenting program messaging on exhibits and displays at major industry-focused events, with a total of more than 37,000 attendees.

“As we continue to work toward a more sustainable future, we acknowledge the pivotal role windows and doors play in energy efficiency,” said Brandon Berg, senior vice president of research, development and innovation at Andersen. “With our recent product expansions to support triple pane glass, we’re making it easier for homeowners to choose even more efficient products for their homes and contribute to a healthier world.”

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