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Energy and Water Efficiency
   

Listed below are the sharing from BEC and WBCSD members on energy and water efficiency, in which they show their effective usage of energy and water by reducing the consumption and cost whilst increasing productivity:

  • Our efforts on the ground
    Cathay Pacific looks at all aspects of its environmental impacts, including its emissions on the ground.....
     
  • Efficiencies in Routes
    The IPCC estimates that 73 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions comes from inefficienct air traffic management globally......
     
  • Saving Money and the Environment
    "Saving Money and the Environment" was a 'Preserve Planet Earth' voluntary Rotary distric community service project in Australia.....
     
  • Laundry Makes Clean Sweep with Water and Energy Savings
    Vogue Laundry, a member of the Swire Pacific Group of companies, installed a third continuous batch washing system (CBW) in September 2001. The CBW system not only saved large amounts of water by reusing the rinse water for washing but also significantly reduced energy consumption for the laundry process. With the operation of the third CBW, Vogue now achieve savings in water and energy cost of approximately 18% and 20% respectively...
     
  • Superstore Waste Water Treatment Plant Leads the Way
    Wellcome Fresh Food, a member of the Jardine Group of Companies significantly reduced its wastewater discharge, and its costs related to government wastewater charges...
     
  • Aero Engineers Benefit from Down to Earth Energy Efficiency Program
    HAESL, a member of the Swire Pacific Group of Companies, implemented an energy efficiency program in 2001-2002 with the help of a part-time energy manager. The programme started small but soared to an annual electricity coast saving of HK$ 4.2 million with capital investments paid back in 1-2 years!
     
  • Dairy Farm Harvests Rewards of Energy Efficiency Program
    Dairy Farm, a member of the Jardine Group of Companies, implemented an energy efficiency program in 2002 as a result of a rebate incentive offered by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the Hong Kong Electric Co...
     
  • Delivering Value-added Customer Energy Services by Heat Pump Technology
    Hot water is expensive but is necessary for daily use such as bathing and showering, especially in commercial operations such as hotels. In delivering value-added customer services, CLP Power actively promotes the heat pump technology, an effective and wise use of energy in Hong Kong...
     
  • Hongkong Land on the Ball with Energy Efficient Air Conditioning
    Hongkong Land, a member of the Jardine Group of Companies, undertook a pilot energy efficiency programme in 2001-2 that improved its air conditioning plant efficiency by 10% and paid for itself in 13 months. The company now plans to install 13 additional units across its' property portfolio as retrofits to existing systems, and project approximately HK$3.6 million in annual savings!
     
  • Improving Energy Efficiency in Electricity Production Processes
    Using our natural resources responsibly is one of the CLP Power's environmental commitments, and the efficient use of electricity is fundamental for both our customers as well as for our internal processes. Since 2000, CLP Power has implemented a wide range of energy saving initiatives in its power stations, all of which have reaped sustained savings year after year...
     
  • Modern Terminals Saves Over HK$1,000,000 Per Year through Energy Efficiency Program
    Modern Terminals Limited (MTL) has realized annual savings of over HK$1,000,000 through the retrofit of lighting and air conditioning chiller units. It also benefited significantly from a rebate incentive offered by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and CLP Power as part of the Demand Side Management program...
     
  • More Wellcome Energy Savings
    Wellcome Fresh Food, a member of the Jardine Group of Companies, has achieved HK$6 million in annual savings by implementing a range of energy conservation programmes in its Wellcome Fresh Food Centres and Superstores. Including the installation of Electricity Saver Devices in Superstores with air conditioning, low energy lighting and electronic ballasts and thermostatic control of electricity and mechanical systems...
     
  • Swire Coca-Cola Find Chiller Replacement a Win-Win Success
    Swire Coca Cola, a member of the Swire Pacific Group of Companies, implemented an energy and water efficiency program by replacing air-cooled water chillers with more efficient water-cooled water chillers, and using recycled water as make-up water for cooling towers...
     
  • Wellcome Energy Savings From Use of Refrigerator Waste Heat
    Wellcome Fresh Food, a member of the Jardine Group of Companies, installed a system to utilize the waste heat from their refrigerator systems to generate hot water for cleaning. The system paid for itself in 13 months...
     
  • HWastewater Minimization, Recovery & Rainwater & Rainwater Recovery in Lamma Station
    With the installation of Submerged Scraper Conveyor (SSC) at the coal-fired units, the volume of effluent that has to be discharged is drastically reduced by more than 52,000 m3 per day. The conservation effort is further strengthened with a wastewater and rainwater recovery system that helps cut down the consumption of freshwater by more than 100,000 m3 every year....

 

 

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