Trane Commercial Europe Recipients

Intesa Sanpaolo – 2012

Intesa Sanpaolo completed infrastructure upgrades at the banking group’s data center in Parma, Italy that resulted in a 16 percent increase in the building’s energy efficiency. Improvements optimized the cooling system operations by reducing the number of chillers required to efficiently operate the chiller plant. Read more about Intesa Sanpaolo’s commitment to energy efficiency.

Alpla – 2011

An international leader in the plastic packaging industry, Alpla completed energy-saving infrastructure upgrades and initiated an extensive global preventive maintenance program that lowered its annual energy use by 14.5 percent. Learn more about Alpla’s commitment to sustainable building performance.

Sofitel London Heathrow – 2011

Sofitel London Heathrow is part of Arora Hotels, a privately-owned UK hotel developer that values operational and energy efficiency. Its sustainable initiatives include staff training on environmental issues, supporting a ‘green team’ based in each hotel, investing in water-saving and high efficiency technologies, and recycling all waste. Watch to learn more about Sofitel London Heathrow’s commitment to energy savings.

Nice-Matin – 2011

The first news organization worldwide to receive the Energy Efficiency Leader Award, Nice-Matin publishes and prints newspapers serving southern France, Monaco and Corsica. Its leaders incorporated innovative system upgrades and an ongoing service contract that significantly reduced water consumption and electricity costs. Learn more about Nice-Martin’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) – 2011

Recognized as the first international carbon neutral convention center, the CCD features a sustainable thermal ice-storage system that reduced building cooling costs by 17 percent. The building also utilizes a highly-efficient heating and chilled-water system, and aims to recycle 85 percent of building waste. 

Transitions Optical –  2010

Transitions Optical completed upgrades to its Galway plant that reduced the energy required to produce each lens by 40 percent, while generating 144,000 euros in annual energy savings. Cooling costs in particular were reduced from 15 to eight percent of overall electrical costs. Learn more about Transition Optical’s commitment to energy efficiency.

Baxter – 2012

Global healthcare company, Baxter, completed infrastructure upgrades at its Spanish manufacturing facility that reduced annual energy use by approximately 35 percent. The energy-efficient systems and solutions also cut the plant’s carbon emissions by 450,000 kilograms of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually – the equivalent to planting 2,260 trees each year. Learn more about Baxter’s energy efficient initiatives.

Ferrero – 2012

The global confectionary company set an industry “gold standard” at its Belsk, Poland manufacturing plant by embracing environmentally responsible, energy-efficient systems. Energy savings improvements at eight plant buildings included the implementation of a fully integrated cooling system, which is 40 percent more energy efficient than a conventional solution. Learn more about Ferrero Polska’s steps to create sustainable and operationally efficient environments.

Procter & Gamble Co. – 2011

A leading global consumer goods manufacturer, Procter & Gamble Co.significantly reduced energy use while increasing uptime, reliability and safety conditions at its Gillette plant in Łódź. The plant’s upgraded systems provide better capacity to maintain strict temperature control within the facility while also optimizing energy. Learn more about the efficient improvements of Proctor & Gamble Co.

The Warsaw Chopin Airport – 2010

The airport, which serves nearly half of Poland’s air travel, completed a new terminal that utilizes energy efficient infrastructure to significantly reduce its environmental impact. Large water cooled centrifugal chillers and a chiller plant control system maintain indoor air quality while minimizing waste. Watch to learn more about the airport’s contribution to environmental sustainability.

The Royal Castle – 2009

A national heritage building dating back to the XVI century, the Royal Castle implemented solutions to reduce its CO2 emissions by over 50 percent. Improvements, including a new chilled water plant and air conditioning system, greatly enhanced the stability of the historic site’s operating conditions. Learn more about the Royal Castle’s efficient upgrades.

The LIM Center/Warsaw Marriott Hotel – 2009

A 20-year-old city landmark, the LIM Center/Warsaw Marriott Hotel completed infrastructure improvements that resulted in a 30 percent reduction in energy consumption, lowered operating noise levels and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more about the increased operational efficiency of Warsaw’s A-Class office building and five-star hotel.

Warsaw Financial Center – 2008

One of Warsaw’s most prestigious skyscrapers, the Warsaw Financial Center is an icon of the capital city’s Business District. Equipped with a high-efficiency HVAC system, the building saw a dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over a ten-year period. Most notably, the effective system and its regular maintenance saved enough electricity to power the city for an entire year.  Learn more about how Warsaw Financial Center protects the environment with its use of efficient technologies.

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