About Energy Managment

What is the Energy Management Program?

The Staples energy management program takes an integrated energy efficiency and self-generation approach, promoting recycling and educating its associates about helping the environment. Staples has the highest standard of excellence in energy management among retailers. These results were derived from automating building controls, utilizing the latest lighting technology, and implementing innovative concepts such as solar roof installations.

Staples was named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in the Sustained Excellence category in 2013, recognizing the company’s leadership in energy management and resulting reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The energy management program led by Bob Valair, Director of Energy and Environmental Management is acknowledged as one of the most accomplished programs in the retail sector.Sustained Excellence logo 3x2

What Does Energy Management Do?

  • Renewable Energy – saves energy and the planet by using renewable energies like solar, fuel cell, wind and ice storage.
  • ENERGY STAR – saves energy by partnering with ENERGY STAR to sell over 600 ENERGY STAR products and certify our buildings so they are more efficient
  • Education, Awareness & Community – communicate to associates, customers and community how to save energy at home, work and school