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Hitachi is devoted to further improving its environmental activities at the factories and offices.
In recognizing such activities, Hitachi certifies its factories and offices achieved the targets as "Eco-Factories & Offices."
Here we present the efforts under way at Hitachi's factories and offices.
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help mitigate climate change, we work to reduce energy consumption.
Hitachi has been systematically upgrading its production equipment to highly efficient equipment. Moreover, with its energy management system, Hitachi has been "visualizing" its energy consumption, and using the system to identify various issues and take necessary actions such as finding and reducing wasteful energy use.
＞Integrated Energy and Facility Management Service
＞Arepresentive Factory:Omori 2nd Building
Some of our factories and offices use electric power generated with sunlight, wind power, and other renewable forms of energy in its lighting and air-conditioning. In fiscal 2014, the Hitachi Group as a whole generated as much as 3,440 MWh in total.
＞A representative factory ： Omika Works
At both factories and offices, Hitachi has been introducing LED lighting, which is highly efficient in energy conservation. This minimizes energy consumption because these lighting are used every day.
＞A representative factory ：Hitachi Capital (UK)
Reduce factory emissions in order to reduce global environmental burden.
Using resources without any waste minimizes waste emissions. We properly treat waste, sort it by the applicable types, and recycle it. In this way, Hitachi works to use the resources effectively.
＞A representative factory：Tochigi Works
＞A representative factory ： Nakajo Division
Water an irreplaceable resource. We work to minimize the consumption of water used in our manufacturing.
With an ongoing increase in production, particularly at seriously water-lacking locations outside Japan, Hitachi works to minimize its water consumption. We use recycled water in the manufacturing processes and saves water used in the factories.
＞A representative factory : Hitachi Elevator (Chengdu)
＞A representative factory : Kyushu Works, Hitachi Automotive Systems
Hitachi will continue to promote its more environmentally conscious manufacturing, and increase Eco-Factories & Offices Select.