Kirloskar Brothers bags dual recognition from CII

KBL Sanand plant awarded as an “Energy Efficient Unit” and receives prestigious ‘GreenCo Silver Rating’.

Jan 27, 2015 12:01 IST India Infoline News Service

Kirloskar Brothers, a global fluid management company, has been accorded with dual certification by CII. KBL’s Sanand plant has been recognised as a ‘Green Company’ by the Green Business Centre of Confederation of Indian Industry in compliance with its Green Company Rating System. The plant has also been rated as an “Energy Efficient Unit” at the 15th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2014.

The GreenCo rating systems is a pioneering initiative by CII to assess and analyse the green footprint of the company and helps them in defining the path forward. KBL’s Sanand unit secured the ‘Silver Rating’ in its first attempt on GreenCo for its leadership towards ecological sustainability, marking another landmark in company’s green initiatives.

Established in 2012, KBL’s Sanand plant in Gujarat has been recognised as an “Energy Efficient Unit” by CII for its contribution towards saving the ecosystem by following efficient Energy Management practices. The plant undertakes various projects for reduction in energy consumption like setting up solar run streetlights, solar power plant for operating utility blocks, using efficient compressors that turn off automatically and thus help in saving energy.

Various programs are organised by Sanand Plant in order to create awareness amongst the employees for Energy Conservation. Energy monitoring is also one of the key practices implemented by Sanand Facility for various processes and equipment in order to reduce energy losses.

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