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Delta Creates All-New LEED Gold Certified Green Building at Helmond Automotive Campus with Smart Green Solutions


HELMOND, Netherlands, October 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Delta, a leading global provider of energy and heat management solutions, today opened a new facility at the Automotive Campus in Helmond, Netherlands, to support the expansion of its industrial automation, industrial power supply and automotive business development, product testing and technical service businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Through the implementation of Delta’s smart energy-saving solutions and innovative green design, the new 4,055 square meter facility is expected to consume 56.84% less electricity annually than traditional buildings.[1]. In recognition of these efforts, the Delta Helmond office, which will eventually house more than 150 employees and further consolidate Delta’s industry-leading e-mobility capabilities, has been awarded a LEED Gold Green Building Certificate by the US Green Building Council.

Ping Cheng, Chairman and CEO of Delta Electronics Inc., said, “Guided by its corporate mission, ‘to provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,’ Delta has long recognized the conservation of energy, green buildings and e-mobility as essential to help alleviate global energy crises. With this Helmond facility, we have now created 32 Delta Green Buildings around the world. Additionally, the commitment to Delta’s long term to help humanity reduce its dependence on fossil fuels and its carbon footprint is reflected in the 35.9 billion kWh of electricity saved for our customers worldwide through Delta’s high-efficiency solutions between 2010 and 2021, our RE100 commitment to run 100% on green electricity by 2030, as well as our unique e-mobility milestones, in which Delta becomes one of the leading suppliers of powertrains and automotive electronics to the world’s largest electric vehicle manufacturers, while also having shipped more than 1.5 million electric vehicle chargers globally over the last decade of.”

The new office building is located on the dynamic automotive campus in Helmond (near Eindhoven), recognized as an international hotspot for companies in the automotive sector. “Everything on the Automotive Campus revolves around innovation and technology, and that’s why we feel at home here,” said Dalip Sharma, President and CEO of Delta Electronics EMEA. He added: “Delta invests more than 8% of its annual revenue in R&D, and we have 72 R&D centers around the world in which more than 9,000 engineers, with 15 R&D centers and almost a thousand engineers in the EMEA region, develop next-generation solutions to promote sustainable development. Together with the Brainport-area Automotive Campus, it benefits from world-class technical training and collaborative knowledge exchange between companies, making it the ideal environment to develop talent in the field of electronics. -mobility, industrial automation and industrial power supplies, areas in which Delta EMEA is precisely focused and whose track record is growing.”

Showcase of Delta’s smart green solutions

The new green building in Helmond is a showcase for Delta’s growing portfolio of smart energy-saving products and solutions:

  • Building automation solutions: The Energy Online building energy management system constantly monitors energy consumption at the premises, while sensors and controllers from Austrian company Loytec and Canadian company Delta Controls, two Delta Group companies, help HVAC and lighting systems automatically adjust to the number of people in specific areas of the building. Delta’s UNONext indoor air quality monitoring systems also support the Helmond office. Building access control monitoring is facilitated by systems from Delta’s VIVOTEK subsidiary, including fisheye network cameras as well as people counting cameras. In the parking area, a license plate recognition system and LED street lights from Delta are also installed for optimal safety.
  • Smart energy solutions: A 133 kW solar photovoltaic system with Delta’s high-efficiency M70A series photovoltaic inverters and 360 solar panels generates renewable electricity for the Helmond Building, sufficient to achieve net-zero energy status on sunny days.
  • EV charging solutions: Visitors and employees can also charge their electric vehicles with Delta’s own DC and AC EV fast chargers, including the AC Max, which offers up to 22kW of AC power output, along with a compact design, aesthetically pleasing and easy to install, making it ideal for both commercial and residential applications.

Acceleration of the EMEA market Development

Covering an area of ​​approximately 4,055 square meters, the new building is more than three times larger than the former Delta site in Eindhoven. The building contains offices and also facilities to test and maintain equipment. A showroom is located at the main entrance, where visitors can see the wide range of solutions offered by Delta.

Together with the EMEA headquarters in Hoofddorp, this new site is expected to play a key role in Delta Electronics’ continued growth in EMEA, focusing on industrial automation, industrial power and power solutions. automobile industry.

With the office located in the premier technology innovation hotspot for industry and mobility, Delta fits perfectly into the ecosystem and anticipates that new business partnerships will develop there. Its presence on the automotive campus will facilitate knowledge sharing and initiate joint R&D programs with students from local universities such as Technical University of Eindhoven and Fontys Hogeschool. Eventually, approximately 150 people will work at the Helmond site, while creating attractive employment opportunities for students in the region.

Note 1. Calculation based on ASHRAE 90.1-2010 Appendix G baseline.

About Delta

Delta, founded in 1971, is a global leader in switch-mode power supplies and thermal management products with a thriving portfolio of intelligent energy-saving systems and solutions in the fields of industrial automation, process automation buildings, telecommunications power, data center infrastructure, electric vehicle charging, renewable energy, energy storage and display, to foster the development of smart manufacturing and sustainable cities. As a world-class corporate citizen guided by its mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better future”, Delta leverages its core competency in high-efficiency power electronics and its CSR-integrated business model to address key environmental issues, such as climate change. Delta serves its customers through sales offices, R&D centers and manufacturing facilities in nearly 200 locations on 5 continents.

Throughout its history, Delta has received various global awards and accolades for its business achievements, innovative technologies and dedication to CSR. Since 2011, Delta has been listed on the DJSI World Index of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices™ (DJSI) for 11 consecutive years. In 2021, Delta was also recognized by CDP with Leadership Level ratings for its substantial contribution to climate change and water security issues and named a Leader in Supplier Engagement for its continued development of a sustainable value chain.

For detailed information about Delta, visit: www.delta-emea.com.

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