June 23, 2020 – Navien, Inc., the North American leader in condensing technology, has been honored with the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Canada Award for Manufacturer of the Year – HVAC. This prestigious award was presented by Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan.
The ENERGY STAR Canada Awards recognize manufacturers that have demonstrated excellence in developing and promoting the most energy-efficient products available on the Canadian market. “ENERGY STAR Canada winners are building a sustainable, energy-efficient and resilient future. By reducing pollution, lowering bills and creating jobs, Navien is helping Canada shine,” said the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources.
“This award is a true honor that we accept with deep gratitude”, commented Scott Lee, CEO, Navien Inc. “Navigating, Energy and Environment are the three words from which our company name was created. We continually focus on cutting edge technology to develop solutions that benefit both customers and the environment. All of the tankless water heaters, combi-boilers and boilers that we sell in Canada are ENERGY STAR certified. Navien is committed to developing the highest energy efficient products through extensive investments in research and development resources.”
The major achievements behind this HVAC prize
The Navien Canadian team educated and increased awareness of Navien ENERGY STAR certified combi-boilers and boilers to installing contractors, service technicians, building facility managers, building owners, wholesalers, architects and specifying engineers.
Navien promoted two new ENERGY STAR certified commercial fire tube boilers, NFB-301C and NFB-399C as well as existing ENERGY STAR certified products through direct e-mail campaigns, contractor training programs, customer visits, lunch and learn engineering meetings, hands-on contractor training on sites and at the Navien Canadian Academy. Promotional programs included contractor incentives and wholesalers' pre-season buy/stocking programs.
Navien proudly acts as a brand advocate, promoting ENERGY STAR certified products on its website, NavienInc.com that receives over 25,500 Canadian visits per month.
Navien tripled its ENERGY STAR related product visibility through its active social media presence on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Since 2006, Navien, Inc. has become one of the fastest growing companies in the home comfort sector in North America and is now the leader in condensing technology, providing energy efficient condensing tankless water heaters, condensing combi-boilers, and condensing wall-hung boilers. Navien's products possess state-of-the-art technology, high efficiency and reliable quality.
Navien has achieved international recognition for its sophisticated engineering and robust designs. Backed by parent company, KD Navien with more than thirty-five years of experience with advanced boiler and water heating technology, Navien continues to be an innovation leader in its sector. The corporate mission is to provide customers with the ultimate comfortable living environment through energy efficient products by using innovative technology to create a healthier environment for our future generations. Navien products are available in Canada through a selected network of wholesale distributors. For more information, visit NavienInc.com.
About ENERGY STAR®
ENERGY STAR Canada is a 19-year-long energy efficiency success story. The program is a voluntary partnership between the Government of Canada and more than 1,500 organizations working to use our natural resources more wisely through greater energy efficiency. Behind each ENERGY STAR label is a product, building, industrial facility, or home that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. ENERGY STAR is Canada’s simple choice to save energy and money and protect our environment.