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Unformatted text preview: s provided a system that has enabled the EET to very
successfully influence Raytheon's energy strategy at both a corporate and individual facility level,
its design does not currently well support increasing energy efficiency of manufacturing processes.
Most notably, with the EET consisting solely of facilities employees, it is often viewed as a facilities
initiative rather than a business and operations initiative. Also, the majority of people involved
at the individual facility level, especially the Energy Champions and Energy Citizens, work on these
programs on a volunteer basis. Thus, accountability is not as strong as if it were part of their formal
job responsibilities[ 1]. Regular energy auditing, a feature of strong energy management programs,
is generally confined to support systems. Finally, performance improvement goals are typically
set at the division level, and tracking metrics are generally available only at the facility, rather than
department or process line level.
Nonetheless, the EET represents an inn...
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- Spring '14