A. O. Smith announced it has earned the 2021 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, a top ENERGY STAR honor. This recognition marks the third consecutive year that A. O. Smith received an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for its commitment to providing professionals and homeowners with energy efficient solutions.

Winners of the Sustained Excellence Award are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term promise to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. According to ENERGY STAR, they are among the nation’s leaders in driving value for the environment, the economy, and the American people.

“Sustainability and energy efficiency are at the heart of everything we do at A. O. Smith. We are honored to be recognized as a three-time ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, and now Sustained Excellence Award winner,” said Francois Lebrasseur, utility segment market development manager for A. O. Smith. “Our company is constantly striving to create innovative products and solutions to protect our environment, save energy and provide the best solutions possible for our customers. As the industry moves towards a more environmentally focused and energy efficient future, we will continue to make sustainability a top priority.”

“ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”