Environmental Leader magazine recently recognized two of the people behind Ingersoll Rand’s environmental efforts – Holly Emerson, senior sustainability analyst, and Owen Smith, director of utility and grid solutions – as top Environmental Leaders in the U.S. The magazine created the distinction to recognize 75 people in the environmental space responsible for driving their companies and the industry forward.
Eurotunnel’s sustainability efforts boosted with completion of new cooling system in landmark Channel Tunnel that delivers energy savings of at least 33 percent or 4.8GWh per year
SANGATTE, France, June 8, 2018/3BL Media/ – Eurotunnel today released official data demonstrating energy savings of 33 percent after the first season of operating a new cooling system for maintaining requisite temperatures in the landmark Channel Tunnel. The operator saved 4.8 GWh and approximately €500,000 in 2017 courtesy of the new cooling system – equivalent to saving enough electricity to run 1,000 households.
April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in its global Climate Commitment ahead of schedule and is deepening its commitment with on-site and off-site renewable energy investments.
Holly Emerson, senior analyst, Center for Energy Efficacy and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand, joined other North Carolina industry leaders in a “We Are Still In” regional panel discussion at the ClimateCon 2018, Business of Climate Forum. The discussion explored the importance of being “still in,” and how deep collaboration between stakeholders and the We Are Still In network helps everyone achieve their own climate goals through expertise and resources.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has selected Thermo King's, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, SLXi-DRC units to fulfill its largest, single domestic reefer container (DRC) order in Canadian history. CP is the first Thermo King customer to purchase the SLXi-DRC unit in North America.
Of the 660+ companies committed to bold climate action through the We Mean Business coalition’s Take Action campaign, many are going further and faster to help bend the curve of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We spoke to BT, Ingersoll Rand, Mars, Unilever and HP Inc about their progress in harnessing climate action as a driver of innovation, competitiveness, risk management and growth.
STEP Forward event engages Charlotte-area women to discuss opportunities and navigate their careers
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Manufacturing Institute and Ingersoll Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, brought together 200 women in manufacturing for a two-day event, STEP Forward: Charlotte, packed with leadership development sessions, networking, and roundtable discussions.
When team members arrive to start their day at Ingersoll Rand’s Club Car plant in Augusta, Georgia, the energy-efficient LED lights start turning on section by section as they sense movement. And as people leave an area, the motion-sensitive LED lights start dimming to save energy and then turn off entirely after 30 minutes.
Replacing the 360,000-square-foot Augusta facility’s high-bay fluorescent lighting with programmable LEDs last year reduced its energy use by about 20 percent in the first half of 2017.