Feedback

Fill in our 3-minutes satisfaction survey
Start

Powered by Google

EREK database of resource efficiency

Measures, Technologies and Good Practices

Do you want to know how much different measures and technological solutions would cost and how much money and resources they can save for your business? This database offers such data in a concise and comprehensive format.

Switch view:

Select Tags

Good practice

Better lighting in automotive equipment...

Bright lights, big savings New lighting devices reduce CO2 emissions by 170 tonnes Yearly cost reduction of € 170 000 As part of its internal Energy Excellence programme, the Bosch Rodez plant in...
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 2 Year(s)
Good practice

Bio-food company's energy saving gels with green image

Energy savings in the can... SME tweaks thermostat and saves 21 500 kWh annually Financial gains of € 4 000 per year Annual carbon footprint down by 1.1 tonnes of CO2 Maison Prosain has been...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Food processing
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 0.5 Year(s)
Good practice

Tweaking fan speeds in cooling towers saves power in...

Cool measure saves loads Company rationalises fan operation Saves € 24 000 per year Reduces CO2 emissions by 15 tonnes per year Yara is an international company operating in the chemical industry,...
Sector / Industry:
  • Chemical and process engineering
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 1.5 Year(s)
Good practice

Compressed air leak detection and repair

Listen carefully! Innovative tool detects compressed air leakage while maintaining production The investment reduces CO2 emissions by 1.6 tonnes and saves € 2 400 annually Merck is a French chemical...
Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
  • Chemical and process engineering
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 1.3 Year(s)
Good practice

Plastics factory adjusts temperature set-points...

The philosophy of energy saving Optimising cooling unit set-points saves energy and money 85 900 kWh (or 6 %) yearly energy savings Tecmaplast, a French plastics company, carried out an energy audit...
Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 0 Year(s)
Good practice

Restaurant chain shuts down unused equipment and saves...

Standby, the quiet energy burner Energy cost-efficiency platform monitors energy use across all sites Successful policy of energy optimisation communicated across the restaurant chain Chain-wide...
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 0 Year(s)
Good practice

Energy savings by regulating operating times

Towards real-time room occupany monitoring Hourly programming system saves 63 000 kWh electricity and 39 000 kWh heating annually Zero investment saves € 8 500 per year The Nantes Conference Centre...
Sector / Industry:
  • Office and administration
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 0 Year(s)
Good practice

French green clay manufacturer innovates to save energy

From green clay to green image... Innovative dry compaction of clay reduces energy needs Measure leads to 28 % energy saving per year Company profits by saving € 106 000 annually Argiles du Velais (...
Sector / Industry:
  • Other
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 3 Year(s)
Good practice

Regulating room temperatures saves conference centre...

Protocol for power-saving proves successful Regulated room temperature saves vast sums of electricity No investment cost, but € 9 700 in annual power savings  Reduces CO2 emissions by 24.2 tonnes...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Office and administration
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: 0 Year(s)
Good practice

Adjusting plastic cooling temperature in packaging...

Simple measure packs an energy-saving punch Simple temperature reset cuts energy consumption by 72 200 kWh per year No investment costs Generates € 6 200 savings per year Founded in 1991, DS Smith...
Sector / Industry:
  • Metal and plastic processing
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 0 Year(s)
Good practice

French camping and holiday village boosts its energy...

Energy-saving savvy  Optimising heat pump yields small but important results Saves € 1 000 in energy costs per year 11 000 kWh energy savings, equivalent to 0.9 tonnes CO2 emissions annually Camping...
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
  • Other
Resources:
  • Energy
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 0.5 Year(s)
Good practice

Energy and water-saving in Bulgarian bakery

Well-baked plan to save resources A series of power- and water-saving measures cut annual costs Installing solar panels offsets investment costs Annual savings: € 17 000 on grid electricity, € 3 600...
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Hotel and restaurant
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Water
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 3 Year(s)