Picture shows from left Jim Gannon, CEO of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland; Fergus Sharkey, Kingspan ESB, Award sponsor, Ken O’Mahony, Kevin Barry and Kieran Keohane, Dell EMC, winner of the Large Business Award; with James Twohig, representing the Awards title sponsor Enprova, at the 2016 SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards. Pic: Naoise Culhane
Dell EMC Ireland for their ongoing commitment to reducing energy usage through a structure energy reduction programme. The company has achieved a 36% electrical energy reduction and a 35% natural gas reduction over an 8 year period. Measures include certification to ISO 50001, free and fresh air cooling project, LED lighting, boiler controls, sensors and controls. As a result of the range of energy conservation measures implemented, the company's emissions now fall below the criteria for the EU Emission Trading Scheme and they officially exited the scheme in 2015.