TULSA, Okla. — AAON Inc. announced that it achieved Platinum level in the 2020 Sustainable Tulsa Scor3card verification program. This follows up the company’s achievements of Gold in 2019 and Bronze in 2018 and 2017. Platinum level requires completing more than 85 percent of eligible directives. The company reported on all cornerstone directives, in the areas of energy, healthy work environment, materials management, transportation, water, community stewardship, and communications.
This year AAON focused on energy conservation, waste reduction, and facility improvements. Total capital expenditures for 2020 are expected to be $73 million. LED lighting upgrades have continued, along with scheduled replacement of many of the Tulsa manufacturing facility’s HVAC equipment with the newest high-efficiency AAON systems available today. AAON also worked with THG Energy Solutions this year to benchmark energy usage and carbon footprint.
“Environmental stewardship and sustainability are integral to our business strategies and corporate citizenship efforts,” said Gary Fields, president and CEO 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.”