Upgraded Factory To Save LORD $170k

LORD Corporation has updated the company’s manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to improve energy efficiency. A 300-tonne centrifugal chiller and pump system replaces an outdated chiller and a new steam generation system, oxygen controls, rubber preheater have also been installed. The upgrades will save the firm around $170,000 in utilities and cut annual carbon dioxide emissions by 1,433 tonnes. The Kentucky department of energy development and independence backed the upgrade with a $504,000 grant.

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