Edgetech I.G. Hosts ’Environment Ohio’

Date: 30 March 2009
Source: Edgetech I.G. Inc.
Business leaders, local officials and energy experts gather to support Ohio policies that create green jobs Cambridge, Ohio – March 26, 2009 – On March 25, Edgetech I.G.

Inc. hosted Environment Ohio for a special event to introduce the organization’s new report “Growing Ohio’s Green Energy Economy.” Environment Ohio operates on national, regional and local levels to protect Ohio’s air, water and open spaces. The organization chose Edgetech to participate in the event because of Super Spacer’s contributions to meeting the stringent energy-efficiency standards (.30 U-Value) set forth for windows by the Economic Stimulus Bill.

“It was an honor for Environment Ohio to choose Edgetech and the City of Cambridge for this special event,” said Mike Hovan, President of Edgetech I.G. “As a contributor to worldwide energy efficiency for more than 20 years, Edgetech shares the same goal as Environment Ohio to preserve the natural and economic landscape in Ohio. We are grateful to Mayor Orr and other local officials for sharing this day with us.”

Jim Wentz, League of Ohio Sportsmen and NWF; Katy Kiefer, Environment Ohio Field Organizer; Mike Hovan, President, Edgetech I.G.; Mayor Thomas Orr, City of Cambridge

 Edgetech I.G. is active in raising the bar for energy efficiency guidelines and green building around the globe through its dedication to sustainable product development, as well as involvement with industry organizations and legislators. Additionally, Edgetech’s Super Spacer® is a major contributor to meeting the needs of window fabricators looking to certify their products to meet new ENERGY STAR® requirements and take advantage of the opportunities provided by the Economic Stimulus Bill signed by President Obama in February.

Environment Ohio’s “Growing Ohio’s Green Energy Economy” report exposes the breadth and depth of Ohio’s renewable energy industry and identifies more than 415 companies, including Edgetech, directly involved in the renewable energy supply chain, and an additional 60 organizations involved in auxiliary services to the industry.

The March 25 event brought together business leaders, local officials and energy experts to show their support for additional policies to generate jobs in the renewable energy industry in Ohio.

Mike Hovan, President, Edgetech I.G.

Guest speakers included Mike Hovan; Katy Keifer, Environment Ohio; Mayor Tom Orr, City of Cambridge; and Jim Wentz, League of Ohio Sportsmen and National Wildlife Federation.

Visit www.edgetech360.com for more information on Edgetech news and upcoming events.

About Edgetech I.G. Inc. Celebrating more than 20 years of success!

Edgetech I.G. Inc., a Lauren International Company, is a global leader in the fenestration industry producing Super Spacer® – the world’s only TrueWARM®, all-foam edge seal product line that provides maximum condensation resistance, durability and energy performance. Through Edgetech’s value promise – We’re there for you at every turn! 360® – the company goes beyond the manufacture of Super Spacer to offer a comprehensive portfolio of value-added products and services for the window, door and glass industries. Edgetech also assures product quality to the highest standards as an ISO 9001:2000 certified company. With manufacturing facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom plus a distribution division in Germany, Edgetech’s proven technology is improving the performance and energy efficiency of insulating glass systems worldwide. In business since 1989, Edgetech is a fully-owned subsidiary of Lauren International, Inc., a global multi-divisional company serving a variety of industries. Visit www.superspacer.com or www.laureninternational.com to learn more about the company’s products, services and global initiatives.

In the US, contact Edgetech at 800-233-4383, fax 740-439-0121; in the UK at + 44 (0) 8700 566844, fax +44 (0) 2476 639727, URL: www.superspacer.co.uk; and in Germany at +49 2131 606844, fax +49 2131 606843.

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