Case Study

Lafarge Canada engages staff in sustainability

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The Big Picture

Climate Smart Service
Climate Smart Certification, 2017 — 2019
Industry
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Location
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Actions Implemented
  • Engaging staff on energy savings opportunities
  • Education and energy efficiency training for staff
  • Reducing thermostat set-point temperatures
  • Anti-idling education

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Impacts Achieved

26%

reduction from baseline in GHG emissions from electricity across all Edmonton locations

$27,000

decrease in natural gas cost year-over-year at the Petroway ready-mix concrete plant


*Since 2017
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People that work at each operation have to implement change, and it seems that they have fully embraced it. The people at the plants are bringing forth numerous additional ideas now for energy and water conservation.
Bill Gowdy Environmental and Public Affairs, Lafarge