Airport's Energy Efficiency Savings Take-Off

IRELAND’S Cork Airport’s energy efficiency program took off in 2009, and they can now report a total energy consumption saving of 35%, delivering €575,000 in annual savings.

The airport’s efforts see them ranked in the top 2% of best performers of 190 Irish public organizations by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

They started with a progressive program of energy management, particularly highlighting areas where energy use could be optimised and used more efficiently.

Ireland’s National Energy Efficiency Action Plan runs through to 2020 and Cork Airport has exceeded the 33% saving, the Plan’s energy saving target for public sector organisations.

The saving enjoyed by the airport draw attention to the reward for efforts in improving energy efficiency.

Picture of Cork Airport by pl:Wikipedysta:A. (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC-BY-2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

Thursday 22nd May 2014

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