13 Jul '11, 11am

Canon USA Saves $300K with Focus on Energy Efficient Offices

Canon USA Saves $300K with Focus on Energy Efficient Offices

saved $300,000 in utility bills over a two-year period by focusing on the energy used in offices for lighting, computers and printing. Efficiency and conservation measures at five key sites from 2009 through 2010 saved 2.7 gigawatt-hours (2.7 million kilowatt-hours) of energy -- enough that it could have been used to power Canon U.S.A. corporate headquarters in Lake Success, N.Y., for four months, the company said in a statement about the results. Canon took a hard look at energy use and practices at its headquarters and regional offices in Irvine, Calif., Itasca, Ill., Jamesburg, N.J., and Irving, Texas, to determine what areas to tackle. The results involved: Revamping Lighting: The company updated bulbs and fixtures with high-efficiency, low-carbon lighting and installed motion sensors controls. It also removed, deactivated or reduced lighting in areas with ample natura...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/07/12/canon-usa-saves-3...

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