Auditing Energy and Waste Practices Enables Ongoing Savings at Ingersoll Rand Plant

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Auditing Energy and Waste Practices Enables Ongoing Savings at Ingersoll Rand Plant

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How @IngersollRand Green Team spurs vast savings via energy & waste reductions at @IRProducts plant in Vignate Italy:


  • Employee Green Team members at Ingersoll Rand’s Industrial Technologies plant in Vignate, Italy spurred energy and waste reductions
  • Saved €45,000 (about $62,000) in first year
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 9:00am

Employees at Ingersoll Rand’s manufacturing, office and warehouse complex in Vignate implemented processes to save energy and reduce waste. Their actions stemmed from identifying the business benefits of improved efficiencies, wanting to comply with or exceed international, local and Ingersoll Rand standards, and seeing value for employees. The plant's emloyee "Green Team" has initiated several high-impact projects that their co-workers have embraced, including routine inspections and audits that empower employees in all areas to reduce energy use and waste. Read summary of actions, employee engagement, and ongoing results achieved...

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Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Schlage®, Thermo King® and Trane® —work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; secure homes and commercial properties; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $14 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit

Christopher Tessier, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand
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Keywords: Climate and the environment | Energy Audit | Green Team | ISO19011:2011 | Industrial Technologies | Ingersoll Rand | Vignate | reduce energy costs | reduce waste | save energy