ICF International Awarded US$14 Million ENERGY STAR® Contract
To Identify and Promote Energy-Efficient Products and Services on Behalf of the U.S. EPA
Fairfax, Virginia, September 27, 2006 -
ICF International announced today that it was awarded Technical and Analytical Support of ENERGY STAR Program—Labeling and Residential Branch, a five-year, US$14 million contract with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Air and Radiation. The program is committed to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and other pollutants by identifying and labeling energy-efficient products in the marketplace.
"ICF has successfully supported the ENERGY STAR® program for more than 15 years," says Michael Mernick, senior vice president at ICF and expert in energy efficiency. "Our team of energy experts is at the forefront of creative energy solutions, and we are excited to bring our collective talent together again to support the EPA on this critical national initiative."
"ENERGY STAR is now one of the most trusted brands representing energy efficient products and services. We are pleased to continue to contribute to the program and support its growth in new areas," says Robin Clark, vice president at ICF and program manager under the contract.
The program seeks to drive investment in energy efficiency and enhance economic activity for businesses that develop, manufacture, sell, and promote energy-efficient products and services. The ICF team will be tasked with a number of crucial responsibilities, including providing the EPA with specification development support to classify new products and service classes as ENERGY STAR; market research in order to understand and influence consumer purchasing patterns; financial, economic, engineering, and architectural research and analysis; and sales, recruitment, and industry outreach.
About ICF International
ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 1,800 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is http://www.icfi.com.