HOUSTON, November 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – CEMEX United States announced today its Miami, Florida, the cement plant was recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the 11e consecutive year for its continuous efforts in energy efficiency and sustainable development, obtaining ENERGY STARÂ® 2021 certification.
Over the past decade, employees at CEMEX’s Miami Cement Plant have continued to follow EPA ENERGY STAR guidelines, using energy-saving technologies and processes aimed at certification. To earn this achievement each year, including for 2021 certification, Miami cement plant operations had to meet the ENERGY STAR plant energy performance indicators and rank in the 25% of similar U.S. facilities.
âSustainability and conservation are ingrained in our operations and activities, so we are constantly looking for opportunities to reduce our energy consumption and reduce environmental impacts,â said CEMEX. United States President Jaime Muguiro. âOur team at our Miami cement plant is helping set the standard for our industry, demonstrating what can be possible, and we’re proud of their environmental performance and ongoing commitment. “
Certification is the last distinction for CEMEX United States of the EPA ENERGY STAR program. The company was recently named the 2021 EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Sustainable Excellence, marking the third consecutive year for this honor. Since 2007, CEMEX United States cement plants have obtained more than 50 ENERGY STARÂ® certifications. In addition, dozens of CEMEX United States cement terminals and ready-mixed concrete operations have passed the ENERGY STARÂ® challenge for industry.
About CEMEX United States
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable services with a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, advancements in construction. efficiency and sustainability efforts. Its American network includes 10 cement plants, nearly 50 strategically located cement terminals, nearly 50 aggregate quarries and more than 280 ready-mixed concrete plants. CEMEX United States has been recognized on several occasions for its efforts in sustainability and energy management, including winning the US EPA ENERGY STARÂ® Partner of the Year award in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
About ENERGY STARÂ®
ENERGY STARÂ® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For more than 20 years, people across the United States have turned to the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program for advice on how to save energy, save money, and protect the environment. Behind every blue label is a product, building or home that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer emissions that contribute to climate change. Today, ENERGY STAR is the world’s most widely recognized symbol of energy efficiency, helping families and businesses save 300 billion dollars on utility bills, while reducing carbon pollution by two billion metric tons since 1992. Join the millions of people who are already making a difference at energystar.gov
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