Houston, Texas

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


CEMEX USA is a producer, distributor, and marketer of cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and other building materials. The company conducted research into a variety of cement plant decarbonization strategies, including alternative fuels, new cement products, hydrogen fuel, carbon capture, fleet management, and renewable energy. Key 2022 accomplishments include:

  •  Reaching an energy intensity reduction in cement production of 1.2% while incorporating lower carbon alternative fuels and replacing 20% of the company’s electricity supply for cement operations with carbon-free electricity.
  •  Achieving the eleventh consecutive year of ENERGY STAR® certification for the Miami cement plant’s energy performance.
  •  Building the capacity of CEMEX personnel to manage for decarbonization through a sustainability summit and an online learning platform that educates on company goals and management for decarbonization of cement production.
  •  Studying the use of an electric and low-emissions natural gas-powered ready mix and aggregate fleet. 
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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