How Can Making 3,000 Tons of Ice Every Night Actually End Up Saving Energy?

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How Can Making 3,000 Tons of Ice Every Night Actually End Up Saving Energy?

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#SAP HQ in Newtown Square PA makes 3,000 tons of ice each night to save energy. Find out how #sustainability
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 12:30pm


Once again the United States is experiencing record hot temperatures this summer, which means that electric grids are working harder than ever to provide the energy needed to keep commercial buildings and their employees cool. And, as businesses try to keep costs down the increased use of air conditioners continues to be a drain on the bottom line.

However, in its LEED Platinum-certified building in Newtown Square, Pa., SAP has installed a system that uses “outside the box” thinking to decrease costs, relieve pressure on the local grid and save energy.

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