The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Scotsman Ice Systems as a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year for its contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency.
Scotsman Ice Systems will be recognized March 26 at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. An Energy Star partner since 2011, this is the second year in a row that Scotsman Ice Systems has earned the Partner of the Year award.
Scotsman Ice Systems offers more than 35 Energy Star-qualified models. Additionally, 26 Scotsman ice machines are rated for the maximum Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) Tier 2-rated performance criteria, which exceeds the current Energy Star standard. Scotsman has more CEE Tier 2-certified machines than any other ice machine manufacturer.
In 2011, Scotsman launched the Prodigy Advanced Sustainability line of ice machines. These machines save energy and water due to ice-level management, which optimizes ice production while offering an average of 10 percent higher ice-making capacity than other ice machines.
ITW Food Equipment Group also recognized
The EPA has also recognized ITW Food Equipment Group — North America (ITW FEG) with a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year â Sustained Excellence Award.
An ENERGY STAR Partner since 2008, this is the fourth year that the ITW FEG has received the Sustained Excellence award.
The ITW FEG companies receiving recognition for leadership across the Energy Star program are Hobart, Traulsen, Baxter, Stero, Vulcan, Wittco and Wolf. These companies offer a total of 512 Energy Star-qualified units and assist foodservice and grocery operators in increasing energy efficiency through customer education and product-focused initiatives.
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