Energy Efficiency in Enterprises Programme in Bourgogne-Franche Comté
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) Bourgogne Franche-Comté offers companies a regional energy management support programme, with the support of Ademe and the Bourgogne Franche-Comté Region. The objective of the SEE programme, Energy Efficiency in Enterprises, is to help companies implement...
Waste Heat Recovery Tool
Using this simple MS Excel-based tool, companies can calculate their ventilation heat losses and the benefits and savings of implementing a heat-recovery system.
Sustainable and energy-efficient German bakery
Next step, CO2 neutral... Sustainable and energy-efficient bakery radically cuts CO2 emissions Its energy strategy reduces energy consumption by half Ihr Bäcker Schüren is a German bakery almost completely sustainable and energy efficient. The company's strategy is based on three energy-relevant...
Sawmill optimises timber drying
Making the most of a heated situation Finnish sawmill company improved its energy efficiency by 22 % Major savings were achieved by investing in new continuous drying kilns and related heat recovery and control systems Versowood is a Finnish timber and wood products company. Among its production...
Converting waste heat from restaurant's kitchen into enegry savings
Solving two problems at once Family-run restaurant made saving about € 6 000 annually from heat waste generated by ovens, fridges, etc. Kitchen staff benfit from more pleasant working conditions The busy restaurant La Trattoria in the centre of Midleton employs 23 staff and is open seven days a week...
Family-run meat company targets resource efficiency
Cold truths about hot water Meat production company targets high refrigeration and hot water costs A new heat exchanger channels waste heat from freezers towards the factory's hot water needs Ballon Meats, a family-run company, has been producing various types of meats of the highest quality from...
Meat and food company saves through continuous improvement
Thinking holistic... Production development programme is key to continuous improvement in meat/food company It factors in production, materials and sustainability in a holistic approach Finnish meat and food company Atria's main principle is continuous improvement. Atria's aim is to further improve...
Energy efficieny in plastics painting
Investment in a new painting line pays off in many ways A plastic parts manufacturer improved their painting process energy efficiency by investing in waste heat recovery The plan is to improve energy efficiency in the entire supply chain MSK Plast, a part of MSK Group, is a manufacturer of plastic...
Glue manufacturer saves energy with geothermal heat recovery
Hybrid system taps into natural sources Finnish manufacturer combines waste heat and geothermal in its hybrid heating and cooling system The clever system cut annual energy costs by € 100 000 and carbon emissions dropped by 310 000 kg Kiilto is a Finnish manufacturer of chemical industry products...
Simple audit led to energy savings in furniture production
Bulgarian furniture-maker invests in the future Furniture-maker saves € 1 500 annually by reviewing its production process Analysis of skills, technology and practices forms part of the company's wider CSR, clean production and sustainability goals Ludogorie 91 is a furniture-making and distribution...
Heat recovery potential in small food factory refrigeration
Great recovery! Making the case for investing in chillers with heat recovery potential Payback can be as fast as two years Refrigeration systems cannot make heat disappear – they just move it from one place to another. It is possible to recover some or all of this heat for useful heating of air or...
Restructuring work to keep a slaughterhouse afloat
When design, business, engineering and the environment all come together A tenancy change presents an opportunity to retrofit a slaughterhouse, making it more efficient and safer Measures generate energy savings of 52 % (gas) and 20 % (electricity) and cost-savings of € 77 000 a year When the...