USA: Union Bridge plant earns EPA ENERGY STAR® Certification

USA: Union Bridge plant earns EPA ENERGY STAR® Certification
Published: 19 December 2013

Lehigh Hanson Inc's plant in Union Bridge, MD, has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the facility performs in the top 25 per cent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

"At the Lehigh Cement plant in Union Bridge, we are committed to operating in a safe and environmentally responsible manner," said Kent Martin, plant manager. "Earning the ENERGY STAR certification clearly demonstrates this commitment and we are proud to be recognised by the EPA for our superior energy performance."

"Improving the energy efficiency of our nation's industrial facilities is critical to protecting our environment," said Jean Lupinacci, chief of ENERGY STAR Commercial & Industrial Branch. "From the plant floor to the board room, organisations are leading the way by making their facilities more energy efficient and earning EPA's ENERGY STAR."

Lehigh Hanson has operational efficiency programmes in place across all its business lines and strict energy management is a priority at its manufacturing sites across North America.