Leveraging the Benefits of Sustainability
Vol.2 – Warehouse and Distribution Centers
The financial benefits of an energy efficient facility are exponential.
It is estimated that an energy efficient warehouse cuts their energy consumption by an average of 35%. Some companies see savings as high as 60%. For an industry that uses up to 15% of their total budget on energy, the savings are enormous.
One example of a business that has seen drastic savings by updating their facilities is Perishable Distributors of Iowa. They were able to reduce their light-related energy consumption by 87%. This brought them an energy savings of $74,000 a year.
Hy-Vee, a Midwestern supermarket chain, reduced their energy con sumption by 74% at their distribution center after performing a LED lighting pgrade. The new energy-efficient lighting system is expected to save the company $23,456 each year in energy costs.
The benefits of updating and utilizing a more energy efficient facility are far from stagnating. It is estimated that there is a potential for $60 billion in savings in the U.S. from warehouses alone.
The biggest savings can be found in updating the heating and lighting systems, where 76% of total ware hou se energy consumption comes from.
If you are willing to take steps to improve your warehouse and distribution facilities, contact Contemporary Energy Solutions for a FREE energy audit, valued at $2,000.
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