MARKS & SPENCER (ASIA PACIFIC) LIMITED
33% More Energy Efficient By Using TQM’s Approach
Industry: Textile and Apparels
Service: Energy Management
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has over 700 stores in 30 countries. M&S has been mobilizing its suppliers to fulfill its commitment of converting 50% of its suppliers into green plants (eco-factory) by 2015.
To remain competitive, a number of M&S suppliers invited TQM to provide energy audit services, and provide them with targeted improvement programmes to reduce carbon emissions and cost savings.
Examine various energy systems
Explore energy saving opportunities
Identify possible solutions to improve energy efficiency
Measure and verify the current efficiency, potential savings achievable, investment required, and estimate the payback period
Identified main energy consuming facilities and key production equipment in production lines
Reviewed operating conditions for main production auxiliary equipment (e.g. air conditioning and ventilation systems, air compressor systems, lighting equipment etc.)
Provide implementation plans to reduce energy consumption
Improved overall energy efficiency up to 33%