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The Boeing Company

Chicago, Illinois

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

The Boeing Company, the world's largest aerospace corporation, has well-integrated energy management strategies that are driving the corporation toward a more energy-efficient and sustainable future. Boeing is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence recognition for the continued improvement of its energy management practices and performance. Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Improving energy intensity by 18.5 percent in 2012, equivalent to an 82,000 mmBtu energy consumption reduction.
  • Building a strong internal energy management team across the company by supporting Boeing engineers to achieve professional training and certification as Certified Energy Managers through the Association of Energy Engineers.
  • Investing $6.5 million in energy efficiency in 2012, including such projects as reducing the heated dry time for an aircraft painting process by 50 percent and optimizing data center operations to use 40 percent less energy to operate.
  • Coordinating with utilities, other manufacturers, and EPA to host a meeting in the Seattle region to introduce manufacturers to EPA's ENERGY STAR industrial energy management resources.
  • Achieving EPA's ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry for a third time at Boeing's Long Beach, California facility for a total improvement in energy efficiency of more than 50 percent.