CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pearl Certification and Ferguson today announced a collaboration that benefits homeowners and professionals working together to maintain and improve a home’s energy-efficient performance. Pearl Certification is a third-party residential certification program that provides a roadmap for creating a high-performance home. Pearl Certification and Ferguson recognize that today’s homeowners need and want more from their homes. Today’s homes must offer comfort, a safe and healthy living environment and a more sustainable way of life that offers water and energy savings.
Pearl has developed an innovative solution, Pearl’s Green Door app, used by homeowners nationwide, for managing and digitizing home energy performance data. Easy-to-use app stores home performance and other important documents in one convenient location. Additionally, through the app, owners access details about improvements and upgrades and connect with trade professionals in the area. Pearl’s Green Door technology complements Ferguson’s growing position in the sustainable products and solutions value chain, bridging the gap between 34,000 suppliers and more than one million customers.
“Now more than ever, homeowners need access to sustainable products and solutions and to high quality qualified professionals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to help them maximize the performance and evaluation of their The Pearl Certification program and the Green Door app are uniquely positioned to positively impact the product selection process for our customers,” said Stephanie Ziegler, director of environmental product strategy at Ferguson. By working with the Pearl Certification Program, our trained professionals and supplier partners, we can offer more sustainable products and solutions tailored to our customers. As a result, we are simplifying the product selection process. Perhaps most importantly, the whole journey promotes water conservation and energy savings for a safer, healthier home environment, and ultimately the creation of energy-efficient communities. resources.”
“We chose Ferguson as our Green Door partner for several reasons,” said Pearl CEO Cynthia Adams. “First, we admire and support this company’s strong ESG goals; that’s one of the reasons they’re our exclusive e-commerce partner. Second, Ferguson sells high-quality, high-performing products like appliances , HVAC, plumbing fixtures, LED lighting, and more. Many of the products they offer count toward certification. And third, Ferguson cares about the homeowners and contractors they do business with. Ni Pearl nor Ferguson are interested in a one-time transaction – we want to build relationships with consumers to support them through their lifetime of ownership.”
Going forward, the collaboration will provide homeowners with privileged access to a Ferguson online catalog featuring a carefully curated selection of product innovations for kitchen, bath, lighting and other products to offer a high-performance home experience. “Ferguson is confident in future programming because Pearl Certification shares the same ESG values and mission,” said Blake Luse, Managing Director of Ferguson Ventures, the Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) arm of Ferguson. “Ferguson was so confident in the collected insight that we not only partnered with them, but also invested in Pearl certification to support their future long-term success.”
Additional information and details about Pearl Certification and Ferguson Collaboration benefits will be posted online or accessed through the Green Door app when available.
Ferguson is the largest wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipes, valves and fittings in the United States. The company is also a major distributor of HVAC equipment, fire protection systems, waterworks, and industrial products and services. Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Newport News, Va., Ferguson has $22.8 billion in revenue and approximately 31,000 associates at 1,600 locations. Ferguson and its subsidiaries serve customers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ferguson is part of Ferguson plc, which is included in the FTSE 100 Index of listed companies. https://www.ferguson.com
About Pearl Certification
Pearl Certification provides national, third-party certification of high-performance homes to bring visibility to the valuable features that make them healthy, safe, comfortable, and energy and water efficient. Pearl is the only National Sponsor of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Performance Program with ENERGY STAR® program and is a partner of the National Association of REALTORS® Green Resources Council. Pearl has certified and provided appraisal addenda on more than 83,000 homes in 44 states and Washington, D.C. Pearl-certified homes sell an average of 3.5-6% more than comparable homes, according to studies from independent evaluators. https://pearlcertification.com
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Image 1: Ferguson partners with Pearl Certification
Pearl Certification is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Ferguson to seamlessly bring its sustainable products and solutions to homeowners through Pearl’s award-winning Green Door app.
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Ferguson Partners with Pearl Certification