Energy and Resource Efficiency In Action: Solutions

Ingersoll Rand advances the quality of life by creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands-including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Schlage®, Thermo King® and Trane® -work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and increase industrial productivity and efficiency.

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Energy

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District Improves Classrooms, Earns Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award
Trane®, a global leader in indoor comfort solutions, and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, recognized the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District (DRRSD), with an Energy Efficiency Leader Award for a multi-year energy conservation program that improves classroom comfort and reduces district energy costs by 62 percent.

Energy

World’s Longest Undersea Tunnel Stays Cool and Reduces Environmental Impact
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.

Energy

Lighting Upgrades in Our Plants Increase Energy Efficiency, Reduce Environmental Impact
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.

Energy

Trane Presents Kansas City Public Schools With More Than $100,000 for Building Upgrades
When Kansas City Public Schools entered into an energy savings project with Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, the project consisted of building upgrades in 37 district buildings, designed to address building maintenance and energy efficiency issues.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Harvesting Rainwater, Serving Meals to Children and More Social Sustainability in India
In the midst of a water crisis in India – where 77 million people don't have access to safe drinking water – the Green Team at the Ingersoll Rand Sahibabad facility built a rainwater harvesting system to collect and filter rainwater before putting it back into the water table. This restores about 1.2 million gallons of rainwater annually, offsetting 75 percent of the water the plant uses in its operations. In addition, the Green Team reduced the facility's water consumption by 43 percent by implementing standard work and making important upgrades to its wastewater treatment plants.

Energy

Ingersoll Rand: How to Use IoT to Become More Energy Efficient
According to a Berg Insight report, by 2021 nearly 55 percent of all households in the U.S. are expected to be “smart” homes. Smart, connected thermostats can now do far more than just monitor temperatures – they can adjust humidity levels, turn on and off lights, lock and unlock doors, check security cameras and more.

Environment

Sahibabad, India, Green Team Conserves Water, Harvests Rain to Benefit Environment, Community
Our manufacturing facility in Sahibabad, India, is in the heart of India's water crisis. The country's water shortage – caused by drought, urbanization, a dramatically increasing population and more – leaves 77 million people in India without access to safe drinking water and overstresses groundwater resources. Sahibabad's Green Team jumped into action and spearheaded an effort to reduce its water consumption while recharging the groundwater supply with harvested rainwater. Their efforts are making a positive impact on local water resources, and therefore the community.

Innovation & Technology

Trane Announces Significant Advancements in Chiller Technology to Help European Building Owners Achieve Sustainability Goals
With this announcement, Trane will be the first in the industry to offer a combined portfolio of screw compressor chillers and high- and low-speed centrifugal chillers with a near-zero GWP refrigerant option. The new solutions will be part of the Ingersoll Rand EcoWise™ portfolio of products designed to lower their environmental impact with next-generation, low-GWP refrigerants and high-efficiency operation. Building owners can use these products to help reach sustainability goals without sacrificing safety, efficiency or reliability as the new portfolio has industry-leading efficiencies and temperature reach for both cooling and heating operations.

Innovation & Technology

New Ingersoll Rand Next Generation R-Series 200-250kW Rotary Screw Air Compressors Decrease Energy Costs by up to €40,000 for Large Manufacturing Facilities
Ingersoll Rand®, a global leader in compression technologies and services, introduced new models to its line of Next Generation R-Series oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors, which provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high capacity air requirements.

Green Infrastructure

Trane and GWCCA Unveil Convention Center Upgrades Expected to Reduce Energy Use by More Than a Third
Leaders from Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) unveiled upgrades to the Atlanta convention center this week which are expected to cut energy costs and reduce the centers carbon footprint by 39 percent annually, saving more than $2.5 million in the first year alone.

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