Washington Jewish Week: The greenest of the green – Ohev Sholom first shul to get Energy Star

May 13, 2011 | In the News, State Press Clips

Mazal tov to Ohev Sholom, the first synagogue in the entire United States to earn the EPA’s Energy Star rating for its energy-saving endeavors. Less than 20 houses of worship have earned this honor. “This is the sort of distinction or bragging rights that means they are walking the talk,” says Jerry Lawson, EPA’s national manager for Energy Star small business and congregation networks. “They are practicing the energy stewardship that the faith tradition really teaches.”

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Washington Jewish Week May 11, 2011
By Larry Luxner

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