Blythewood, SC – Spirax Sarco has been commended by the U.S. Department of Energy on its energy efficiency accomplishment over the past year. As a Partner of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program, Spirax Sarco has joined over 100 other industrial firms in a voluntary pledge to reduce the corporate-wide energy intensity of their manufacturing operations by 25 percent in 10 years. Spirax Sarco’s most recent annual report showed a cumulative improvement in energy intensity of 16 percent against its baseline year, placing them well on their way to meeting their pledge target.
“Spirax Sarco’s efforts are helping the nation benefit from energy efficiency. Along with other partners of the Better Building, Better Plants Program, Spirax Sarco’s actions will save billions in energy costs, create new manufacturing jobs, strengthen the nation’s economic competitiveness, and help protect the environment,” says Kathleen Hogan Acting Program Manager of the Advanced Manufacturing Office and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for the U.S. Department of Energy.
The Better Building, Better Plants Program is a national leadership initiative that challenges manufacturers to make energy efficiency a sound business practice, establish strong energy management plants, benefit from the savings that result, and provide a model for others.
Spirax Sarco is a world leader in steam system management. The company provides a broad range of fluid control products, engineered packages, systems expertise, and site services for its diverse range of over 100,000 industrial and institutional customers. The company helps its customers to optimize production capacity, reduce energy costs and emissions, improve product quality, and enhance the safety of their operations. Spirax Sarco has strategically located manufacturing plants around the world and employs approximately 4,700 people, of whom around 1,300 are direct sales and service engineers. Further information can be found at www.spiraxsarco.com/us.