One nice surprise after another

Opportunities for saving energy are everywhere, but which measures are practical and can be implemented on a large scale? Energy and environmental management staff ask themselves this question all the time. Even a saving that appears small at first glance can have a big impact, as demonstrated by the example of Viega, a world market leader in installation technology for sanitary facilities and heating systems.

Making energy consumption transparent and identifying the main power guzzlers to focus on are the key everyday challenges faced by Martin Szilinski. For seven years now, he has been responsible for energy, environmental and occupational safety management at Viega. The company operates four production sites in Germany. The largest, located in Grossheringen, is the competence centre for piping systems and manufactures pipe connecting elements made of copper, steel, stainless steel, brass, plastic and gunmetal.....