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Broan nutone canada green initiatives 2006 2010

Broan takes green seriously. Besides manufacturing products that help consumers save energy, Broan Canada takes steps to reduce their own green consumption.

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Broan nutone canada green initiatives 2006 2010

  1. 1. /1<br />Broan-NuTone Canada Inc.<br /><ul><li>193 employees
  2. 2. Administration Center
  3. 3. Manufacturing Plant
  4. 4. Manufacturing & Product Engineering
  5. 5. Customer Service
  6. 6. Logistics & Distribution
  7. 7. One of 12 divisions worldwide.</li></ul>BNC 110,000 sq. ft.<br />
  8. 8. Why go Green?<br />/2<br /><ul><li>Customer demand.
  9. 9. Marketing benefits with customers as well as potential investors.
  10. 10. Corporate sustainability. BNG has launched the “ECO Forward” marketing program to identify our brand.
  11. 11. Reduced energy cost = improved competitiveness = jobs retained in Canada!</li></li></ul><li>1. Office Retrofit T12 Fluorescent lights by T8's with electronic ballast” <br />Modified all office lights, and some plant lights to new more efficient T8’s.<br />Motion sensors added in all common areas, and offices.<br />Resulted in significant reduction of 90,102 KWH/year or 324.4 GJ/year.<br />/3<br />BNC Energy Savings Projects - Electricity<br />
  12. 12. Plant Lighting Retrofit<br />2. Plant Lighting Retrofit:<br />Replace existing Metal Halide fixtures with T8 Light w/ Electronic Ballasts light retrofit.<br />Add motion sensors in lower traffic areas.<br />Resulted in significant reduction of 470,598 KWH/year or 1,694 GJ/year.<br />/4<br />Energy Savings:<br />Lights off when area not in use.<br />Before<br />Shipping warehouse 06/02/10 (3:10PM)<br />After<br />Shipping warehouse 07/05/10 (1:10PM)<br />
  13. 13. 3. Peak Load Reduction:<br />Reduce wasted energy in lighting with documented shut-off and start-up procedures. <br />Reduced wasted energy in large press shop motors with documented shut-off and start-up procedures. <br />4. KWH Reduction:<br />Timers were added to outside parking area lighting to be available as required for employee safety, but to shut off when no longer required.<br />/5<br />BNC Energy Savings Projects - Electricity<br />
  14. 14. Project #1: Wash Temperature Reduction<br />Worked with chemical suppliers to specify the correct low temperature chemical for our process while maintaining required 99.7% first pass quality rate.<br />Goal: Reduced operating temperature from 140°F to 110°F<br />Actual: Achieved 70°F. Bath warmed by heat of parts from our spotwelding process!<br />This reduced energy usage in the <br /> process by 75-80%. <br />/6<br />BNC Energy Savings- Natural Gas<br />
  15. 15. /7<br />Project #2: Compressor & Chiller Heat Recovery <br />Modified venting from compressor room, and chiller equipment to allow outside venting of warm air in summer, and inside venting to plant in heating season.<br />12,944 m3 of natural gas were saved per year.<br />BNC Energy Savings- Natural Gas<br />
  16. 16. Before:<br />After:<br />/8<br />Replace Shipping Door Seals<br />
  17. 17. Summary of Results<br />Net Savings (2010 vs. 2006):<br />Natural Gas consumption reduced by 54.8%<br />Electricity consumption reduced by 36.4%<br />Water consumption reduced by 85.4%<br />/9<br />
  18. 18. At the Energy 2009 Lean and Green ceremonies Broan NuTone Canada proudly accepted the top ranking award of “Integrated Energy Efficiency Strategy” from the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC). <br />Other companies honoured in 2009 included: McCain’s, Frito Lay, and Molson Coors.<br />/10<br />Summary of Results<br />

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