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March 02, 2012 13:56 ET

EPA Names ProVia 2012 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

ProVia Earns Award for Protecting the Environment Through Manufacturing Energy-Efficient Entry Doors

SUGARCREEK, OH--(Marketwire - Mar 2, 2012) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named ProVia as a 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Product Manufacturer for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient entry doors and helping to educate consumers about those products. ProVia's accomplishments in door manufacturing will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 15, 2012, which marks the 20th anniversary of ENERGY STAR.

ProVia, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2002, will be honored for its leadership in manufacturing products that earn the ENERGY STAR, the government-backed symbol of energy efficiency. ProVia is committed to making doors the professional way; doors individually customized for homeowners to the highest standards of beauty, durability, security, and energy efficiency in the residential market.

Over the past 20 years, American families and businesses have saved nearly $230 billion on utility bills and prevented greenhouse gas emissions equal to those from more than 350 million vehicles with help from ENERGY STAR.

"Our partnership with ENERGY STAR allows us to provide our customers with quality products that also help them save energy and money," said Joe Klink, ProVia Director of Corporate Relations. "We continue to see customer demand for high-performing products that also help protect the environment."

The 2012 Partner of the Year Awards are given to manufacturers and retailers that successfully promote and deliver ENERGY STAR qualified products, saving consumers money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Award winners are selected from about 20,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.

"As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ENERGY STAR program, EPA is proud to recognize ProVia with the 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Product Manufacturer Award," said EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. "ProVia and all our ENERGY STAR award winners truly demonstrate how the leadership and commitment from EPA's partners have made a difference in the lives of Americans since 1992, saving them billions of dollars in energy costs and improving the health of our families, the planet and our future."

About ProVia
Headquartered in Sugarcreek, Ohio, ProVia is a leading manufacturer of professional-class entry doors, storm doors, patio doors, windows, siding and manufactured stone. The professional-class designation reflects the company's high level of quality, service and customization. ProVia has been an ENERGY STAR® Partner with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency since 2002, and has won the prestigious ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for Door Manufacturing three times, and the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence award three times. The company continues to experience robust sales growth, demonstrating the demand for professional-class and energy-efficient products. For more information, visit www.proviaproducts.com.

About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR was introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as a voluntary market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased energy efficiency. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, ENERGY STAR offers businesses and consumers energy-efficient solutions to save energy, money and help protect the environment for future generations. About 20,000 organizations are ENERGY STAR partners committed to improving the energy efficiency of products, homes, buildings and businesses. For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937).

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