Daimler Detroit Diesel Facility Earns DoE SEP Certification
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded its Superior Energy Performance Platinum (SEP) certification to Daimler’s Detroit Diesel Corp.
The story says that the facility used the ISO 50001 standard to save $37 million over 10 years. This savings was accomplished as as production increased 93 percent. The facility’s cumulative energy performance increased 32 percent and release of 442,380 tons of carbon dioxide emissions was avoided. The firm used the ISO 14001 management system as deployed by Six Sigma-trained specialists. Steps that made the increased efficiency possible included an internal Web-based database and augmented eLearning, according to the story. The gains were verified by a third party.
Earlier this month, 11 General Motors plants were awarded Energy Star certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
- 2016 Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards
- The Missing Puzzle Piece: Automated Utility Data Aggregation
- The Corporate Sustainability Professional's Guide to Better Data Management
- Advanced Rooftop-Unit Control (ARC) Retrofits: Field Demonstrations Validate Energy Savings
- eBook: Five Key Considerations for Integrating Renewables into Your Procurement Strategy
- How the IoT is Reshaping Building Automation
- Choosing the Correct Emission Control Technology
- Energy Manager Today Awards Top Products and Top Projects of the Year
- Planning for a Sustainable Future
- Strategies for a Successful EHS&S Software Selection