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CalPortland recognised with ENERGY STAR award

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CalPortland has been awarded a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award by the US EPA for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

“CalPortland takes great pride in our partnership with ENERGY STAR. Being named Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence is a tremendous honour,” said Allen Hamblen, President/CEO CalPortland. “Earning that honor for the thirteenth consecutive year is a tribute to the dedication of our employees who are proud to participate in programs that improve our energy efficiency, reduce emissions and contribute to protecting our environment.”

The award recongnises the company’s advancement as a global leader in the promotion of best energy management practices throughout industry. Key 2016 accomplishments include:

  • The reduction of its energy intensity by 1.1%c compared to 2015, resulting in a saving of over US$682 000 and a reduction of 14 234 t of CO2.
  • The initiation of a new ‘CalPortland Energy Cup’ competition that compared and quantifies energy practices and performance at its three cement plants.
  • All three CalPortland cement plants scored in the top quartile of the EPI benchmarking tool. The Rillito plant has been certified for the past five years in a row.
  • CalPortland completed several large energy saving projects, including the installation of a new US$9 million clinker cooler at the Rillito cement plant, a US$14 million Anchorage terminal storage dome and a US$2 million preheater duct replacement at the Mojave cement plant.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/the-americas/10042017/calportland-recognised-with-energy-star-award/

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