A total of 26 cement outfits have been awarded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  Energy Star certification for their superior energy performance in 2014. According to an EPA press release, a total of 70 manufacturing plants across several industries were named, representing 29 states.

According to a press release:

Together, these manufacturing plants saved a record amount of energy, cut their energy bills by $725 million, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by more than 8 million metric tons –equivalent to the annual total energy use of more than 650,000 households ... “Energy Star certified manufacturing plants are leading their industries by advancing energy efficiency and making cost-saving improvements while combating climate change,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. “Through their work with EPA, the 2014 Energy Star manufacturing plants are demonstrating that making sustainability and energy efficiency improvements is a smart business decision.” Energy Star certified plants are independently verified on an annual basis to have reached the top 25 percent of energy performance for their industries nationwide.

Here is the full list of  2014 Energy Star Manufacturing Plants by State.

Alabama: Lehigh Cement Leeds (Cement)*

Arizona: CalPortland Rillito (Cement) Salt River Materials Group Clarkdale (Cement)

California: Ardagh Group Madera (Container Glass) CEMEX Victorville (Cement) Lehigh Cement Redding (Cement)

Florida: CEMEX Brooksville South (Cement) CEMEX Miami (Cement) Titan Pennsuco Cement Co. (Cement)

Georgia: CEMEX Clinchfield (Cement) Kellogg Company Augusta (Cookie & Cracker) Kellogg Company Columbus (Cookie & Cracker)

Idaho: ConAgra Foods American Falls (FF Potato)*

Illinois: ConAgra Foods South Beloit (Cookie & Cracker) Marathon Illinois Refining Division (Refinery)* Oak State Products Wenona (Cookie & Cracker)

Indiana: Ardagh Group Dunkirk (Container Glass) Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (Auto) Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana – West (Auto)

Kentucky: CEMEX Kosmos Louisville (Cement) Kellogg Company Florence (Cookie & Cracker) Kellogg Company Louisville (Cookie & Cracker) Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky – Plant 1 (Auto) Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky – Plant 2 (Auto)

Louisiana: Marathon Louisiana Refining Division (Refinery)

Massachusetts: Ardagh Group Milford (Container Glass)

Maryland: Lehigh Cement Union Bridge (Cement)

Minnesota: ConAgra Foods Park Rapids (FF Potato) Faribault Foods Beverage Division (Juice)

Mississippi: Nissan NA Canton (Auto) Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi (Auto)

Missouri: Continental Cement Hannibal (Cement)* Holcim St. Genevieve (Cement) Buzzi Unicem River Cement (Festus) (Cement)

Nebraska: Merck Intervet Inc. Elkhorn (Pharma)

New York: ConAgra Foods Tonawanda (Cookie & Cracker) Lehigh Cement Glens Falls (Cement)*

North Carolina: Kellogg Company Cary (Cookie & Cracker)

Ohio: CEMEX Fairborn (Cement) Honda of America Manufacturing East Liberty (Auto) Honda of America Manufacturing Marysville (Auto) Kellogg Company Cincinnati (Cookie & Cracker) Marathon Ohio Refining Division (Refinery)

Oklahoma: Ardagh Group Sapulpa (Container Glass)

Pennsylvania: Essroc Cement Corp. Nazareth (Cement)

Puerto Rico: Merck Las Piedras (Pharma) Merck MMD Arecibo (Pharma)

South Carolina: Holcim Holly Hill (Cement)

Tenessee: Buzzi Unicem Signal Mountain (Chattanooga) (Cement) Merck Cleveland (Pharma) Nissan NA Smyrna (Auto)

Texas: Allergan Pharmaceuticals Waco (Pharma) Buzzi Unicem Alamo Cement (Cement) Buzzi Unicem Maryneal (Cement) Buzzi Unicem Pryor (Cement) Holcim (Texas) Midlothian (Cement) Martin Marietta TXI Operations Midlothian (Cement) Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (Auto)

Utah: ConAgra Foods Ogden (Cookie & Cracker)* Holcim Devil's Slide (Cement)

Virginia: Titan Roanoke Cement Company (Cement)

Washington: ConAgra Foods Quincy (FF Potato) ConAgra Foods Richland (FF Potato) ConAgra Foods Warden (FF Potato) JR Simplot Othello (FF Potato) JR Simplot Moses Lake (FF Potato) Phillips 66 Company Ferndale (Refinery)

West Virginia: Essroc Cement Corp. Martinsburg (Cement)*

Wisconsin: Ardagh Group Burlington (Container Glass) ConAgra Foods Ripon (Cookie & Cracker)

*Represents first time certification