MADISON, Wis.—Sept. 28, 2020—WPS Health Solutions’ Corporate Center building in Madison has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star® certification for 2020. Corporate Center’s initial award came in 2019. Earlier in September, it was announced that the Nordby Building on the Madison campus earned Energy Star certification for 2020.
"By continuing to renew our Energy Star rating, we are maintaining our efficiency status for both our employees and the Madison/Monona community. This accomplishment is part of our overall WPS sustainability program.”Ken Roseth, Vice President of Facility Operations
Energy Star certified buildings and plants are verified to perform in the top 25% of buildings nationwide, based on weather-normalized source energy use that factors in occupancy, hours of operation, and other key metrics, according to the EPA.
On average, Energy Star certified buildings and plants use 35% less energy, generate 35% fewer greenhouse gas emissions, and are less expensive to operate than similar buildings across the nation.