ThyssenKrupp Reduces Manufacturing Energy Use 38% in 3 Years

October 7, 2014 By Linda Hardesty

elevator energy manageThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas has exceeded the United States Department of Energy’s Better Plants program requirements seven years early and 13 percent above targeted program goals.

In 2011, ThyssenKrupp Elevator joined the DOE’s Better Plants program and agreed to reduce energy consumption by 25 percent in 10 years.

Other sustainability-focused activities at ThyssenKrupp Elevator in recent news include:

1. Fraunhofer Living Laboratory – conducting feasibility on 100 percent solar powered elevator at the laboratory;

2. Received a VDI A Rating for its TAC 32 elevator controller – VDI measures and classifies elevators according to their energy performance;

3. Only elevator company with a Health Product Declaration (HPD) and representation on the Manufacturers Advisory Panel through the HPD Collaborative; and,

4. Recently awarded a contract to install an endura MRL elevator on a Living Building Challenge (strictest green building system in the world).

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