ICF International Awarded $2.5 Million Contract to Increase Construction of ENERGY STAR® Qualified Homes in Massachusetts
Fairfax, Virginia, July 2, 2007 -
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) today announced it won a $2.5 million new contract to implement the New Homes with ENERGY STAR® Program in Massachusetts. The program is part of a statewide initiative to accelerate construction of homes that qualify for the ENERGY STAR rating. The program also actively promotes installation of energy-efficient appliances and solar photovoltaic, or PV, in construction of qualifying affordable housing.
The contract is for 12 months, with the option for an additional 24 month extension, and was awarded through the company’s subsidiary, ICF Resources, LLC. It was awarded by a consortium of sponsors. They are the Bay State Gas Company, The Berkshire Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, GasNetworks, KeySpan Energy Delivery, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, National Grid, New England Gas, NSTAR Electric, NSTAR Gas, UNITIL, and Western Massachusetts Electric.
“ICF International is very pleased to provide the strategic marketing and technical expertise to help our clients maximize the potential of the ENERGY STAR program in Massachusetts,” said Michael Mernick, a senior vice president at ICF and expert in energy efficiency. “The program sponsors are committed to working with the residential new construction industry to build more energy-efficient homes. The bottom line: lower electric bills for Massachusetts consumers and a decrease of greenhouse gas emissions.”
Under the contract, ICF offers training and technical assistance to Massachusetts homebuilders who build to ENERGY STAR performance specifications. Additionally, ICF develops communications strategies to help market the program and energy efficient products to customers as well as to promote participating homebuilders.
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management 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 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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