TULSA, Okla. — AAON Inc., a manufacturer of heating and cooling products, announced that it achieved Gold level in the 2019 Sustainable Tulsa Scor3card verification program. The company reported on cornerstone directives in the areas of Energy, Healthy Work Environment, Materials Management, Transportation, Water, Community Stewardship, and Communications. AAON has focused on energy conservation and waste reduction.
One example of the company’s sustainability efforts is the transition to nearly 90 percent LED lighting at its 1.5 million square foot manufacturing facility in Tulsa, with a goal of 100 percent LED lighting in 2020. The LED upgrade combined with an advanced lighting control system saves the company over $400,000 a year in electricity. AAON is also upgrading HVAC equipment throughout its facilities, highlighting the newest high efficiency and energy saving AAON systems available today.
“Environmental stewardship and sustainability are integral to our business strategies and corporate citizenship efforts,” said Gary Fields, president of AAON. “We are proud to participate in the Sustainable Tulsa Scor3card program and are continuously looking for ways to measure and improve our performance. AAON is committed to providing a cost effective, energy efficient, and productive work environment for our employees.”
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