Symantec Office First in Springfield To Receive Energy Star Certification
Symantec recently received Energy Star 2008 Certification for the Springfield, Ore. location which was also Energy Star certified in 2007. The Energy Star rating is significant as it indicates that its recipients are among the top 25% of facilities in the country for excellent energy performance. Commercial buildings that have earned the Energy Star use on average 35 percent less energy than typical similar buildings and generate one-third less carbon dioxide. Energy Star allows Symantec to reduce its carbon footprint while saving Symantec money by being more energy efficient and using less energy.Energy Star is an energy program that measures current energy performance, monitors goals, tracks savings and rewards improvements. Symantec is in the process of certifying 6 additional buildings in Dublin, the UK, Cupertino, Mountain View and Roseville, CA.