The University of Massachusetts Amherst has been named state champion in the 2014 Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency Recognition Program.
The award, given by Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP), honors one institutional energy customer from each state in the Northeast for its commitment to sustainable innovation and for contributions in keeping the region a national leader in accelerating energy efficiency. UMass Amherst was nominated by Western Massachusetts Electric Co., which supplies about 25 percent of campus electricity, as its most efficient customer. Other honorees in six states and Washington, D.C., include hotels, hospitals, research institutions and regional and global businesses.
To see a full list of this year's winners, click here.