Hexion Inc.

Columbus, Ohio

Partner of the Year - Energy Management


Hexion Inc. is a producer of thermosetting resins, coatings, adhesives, and specialty resins. The company established a strong energy management program using ENERGY STAR guidance and tools that has reduced energy intensity by 28 percent and saved $14 million in energy costs since 2014. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Executing 52 energy projects for $2 million in savings in 2020.
  • Conducting treasure hunts at 23 sites to identify 131 potential projects that are approved for development.
  • Forming a capital fund for projects and extending the required payback level to increase projects under development.
  • Expanding employee engagement through enhanced internal communications, training, an upgraded collaboration platform, and expanded metrics.
  • Supporting the ENERGY STAR industrial partner network by sharing practical energy management approaches through a virtual plant tour.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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