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Detroit Diesel plant cuts energy consumption

REDFORD, Mich. -- Detroit Diesel has won been recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for i...


REDFORD, Mich. — Detroit Diesel has won been recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its energy efficiency in manufacturing.

The company was named one of the first manufacturing facilities to meet the requirements of the Energy Star Challenge for Industry initiative.

The program requires manufacturing sites to establish an energy intensity baseline, set a 10% reduction goal within five years, implement energy efficiency projects, track energy use and verify savings.

Detroit Diesel says its Engine Manufacturing Center exceeded the EPA’s goal by reducing its energy intensity by 17% within one year.

“The entire team at the Engine Manufacturing Center has played a significant role in reducing energy waste and developing new strategies for environmental efficiencies,” said Ken Saari, director of core facilities for Detroit Diesel. “From our line of fuel-efficient engines that feature the most advanced emissions technology to our manufacturing processes, Detroit Diesel is committed to reducing environmental impact at every turn.”

Detroit Diesel also won an Industrial Sustainable Energy Program of the Year award in the state of Michigan.

 

 


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