Five Cemex cement plants earn EPA’s Energy Star Certification

Five Cemex USA cement plants have achieved the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification for 2016.

The plants—Brooksville, Miami, Clinchfield, Fairborn and Victorville—are recognized by Energy Star for their efforts in energy efficiency and sustainability.

Cemex US Fairborn plant
Cemex US Fairborn plant, recognised for the fifth time with US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification

The plants had to perform among the top 25 percent of similar US sites  for energy conservation and meet the technical requirements of the Energy Star Plant Energy Performance Indicators to be certified.

Throughout the year, all of the recognized plants put into practice energy-efficiency the EPA’s Energy Star guidelines for energy management. The plants implemented energy conservation and monitoring technologies, promoted energy-efficiency awareness among employees and completed energy-reduction projects.

“The effort these plants put into their sustainability initiatives, day in and day out, is a shining example for our industry. We’re very proud of the work they’ve done to attain Energy Star certification this year,” said Dr Hugo Bolio, executive vice president – cement operations and technology, Cemex USA.

2016 marked the tenth consecutive year that the Clinchfield plant achieved Energy Star Certification. It is one of only two plants in the United States to reach that milestone.  It was also the sixth time for the Miami plant to be recognized, the fifth for Victorville and Fairborn and the fourth for Brooksville.

“Cemex is committed to sustainable practices throughout our operations and to building a better future for our communities through environmental initiatives. It’s truly an honor to be recognized by the EPA and Energy Star, and we look forward to many more years of participation in this important program,” Cemex USA President Ignacio Madridejos said.

Cemex is a corporate partner of the Energy Star program and is an active proponent of the importance of energy efficiency. Energy Star is an EPA program that delivers environmental benefits and financial value through superior energy efficiency and focuses on strategic energy management and the importance of demonstrating environmental leadership for future generations.

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