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Unformatted text preview: and plant-level energy performance indicators to enable them
to judge the energy performance of their plants nationally. Focus industries as of the
end of 2007 include cement manufacturing, corn refining, food processing, glass manu
facturing, motor vehicle manufacturing, petrochemical processing, petroleum refining,
pharmaceuticals, pulp & paper, and waste and wastewater. Value to environment: Energy efficiency is one of the lowest-cost strategies available to address global climate
change. In 2006 alone, actions taken by Energy Star ’s industrial partners helped to
avoid the emission of 6.5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent
to the emissions of more than 4 million cars, while saving $2 billion in energy costs. Sectors most applicable: Aluminum manufacturing; appliance, electronic, industrial equipment manufac
turing; cement and lime manufacturing; chemical manufacturing; coal mining;
food processors and distributors; metals mining; oil and gas; pulp and paper
manufacturing; semiconductor manufacturing; vehicle manufacturing Business Guide to
20 A .S. EPA Climate Partnership Programs
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