Brenntag Benelux: Energy efficiency project at Deerlijk site

At Brenntag’s Deerlijk site in Belgium,an energy efficiency project was introduced in stages between 2016 and 2018. Based on a review of the various consumers of energy at the site, a total of ten packages of measures were specified. These included optimizing the office building’s heating system, repairing leaks in the compressed air production system, replacing the oil heating system with an efficient electrical heating system comprised of heat pumps and solar thermal panels, and installing motion sensors and economical LED lighting in the warehouses.

By the end of 2018, the average quarterly energy consumption was almost 10% lower, which will reduce annual electricity consumption by up to 130 MWh.

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