Honda’s Ohio transmission plant Becomes first to earn EPA Energy Star certification

Giant auto tech company, Honda, on Thursday, revealed that its Honda Transmission Manufacturing of America (HTM) facility in Russels point, Ohio, turned out to be the first United State of America auto transmission facility to earn the EPA’s Energy Star certification. That is to say the plant is in the greatest quartile for energy efficiency in the country.

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According to Cnet, the facility began the project in 2014 and at that time, it was  the first auto manufacturing company in the US to get a decent chunk of its energy from wind turbines — two 1.7-megawatt turbines, to be specific, which provide more than 10 percent of the plant’s power needs. HTM also scrutinizes its efficiency in other ways, monitoring utility use and scheduling everything from HVAC use to lighting.

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