PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Energy
Written by / Agency / Source: Southern Energy Management

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Southern Energy Management Builds Large Solar Array for IDEAL Fastener - The world's second-largest zipper manufacturer is going solar with nearly 200 kW on the roof of their North Carolina factory - Southern-Energy.com
Southern Energy Management Builds Large Solar Array for IDEAL Fastener

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Oxford, NC, United States, 2012/01/19 - The world's second-largest zipper manufacturer is going solar with nearly 200 kW on the roof of their North Carolina factory - Southern-Energy.com.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Southern Energy Management (SEM) is helping the world's second largest zipper manufacturer with sustainability efforts by installing its first solar array. IDEAL Fastener Corporation hired SEM to design and build a 198.24 kW solar photovoltaic system on the roof of their factory in Oxford, North Carolina. The project includes 826 of LG's 240-watt solar modules.

"This is a great way for IDEAL Fastener to offset utility bills by selling power back to the utility; but at the same time, they are making a statement in supporting sustainability," said David True, SEM Commercial Solar Services. "It always means a little more for us to work with a company that really cares about the reasons behind a solar project."

Crews from SEM started building the system in October and completed work by mid-December. The installation will generate an estimated 261,280-kilowatt hours of electricity per year, enough to power more than 20 average homes. With help from federal and state incentives, the project has just a four-year payback at current energy rates.

"Southern Energy Management made the entire process easy, especially since this was our first solar installation," said IDEAL Fastener Vice President Steven Gut. "This project was a perfect way to reduce our carbon footprint and make a smart business decision. It's a win-win for everyone involved."

This is not the first time the company has made a conscious effort to promote sustainability; in 2007 the company began offering IDEAL Earth, a line of zippers using 100% recycled polyester yarn. Gut says the plan to harness solar power was something they had examined for several years, and the company is already considering adding more solar arrays to the same site or some of its overseas plants.

About Southern Energy Management

Southern Energy Management (southern-energy.com) is a North Carolina-based sustainable energy company offering energy efficiency, green building and turn-key solar services for homeowners, builders, companies, government and military clients across the United States. A certified B Corp, SEM's mission is to have a measurable impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change, and to build a sustainable triple-bottom-line company. SEM was founded in a living room in Raleigh in 2001, and now employs a team of more than 100 sustainable energy professionals. SEM is consistently recognized as an industry leader both locally and nationally, and is among a small handful of companies in the U.S. to earn the National Energy Star Partner of the Year award five times (in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011). SEM also received the City of Raleigh 2011 Environmental Stewardship Award and the 2010 Green Jobs Award from SJF Institute & Green For All.

About IDEAL Fastener

Established in 1936 in New York City, IDEAL Fastener Corporation is the second largest zipper manufacturer in the world, with operations in over 20 countries world-wide. IDEAL offers zippers for any application including apparel, automotive, furniture, luggage, military, and specialty. Our client list includes virtually every known apparel brand and retailer in the United States and Europe, the US Armed Forces, and numerous Fortune 500 and international manufacturers across a range of industries.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Southern Energy Management

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Southern Energy Management Builds Large Solar Array for IDEAL Fastener

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: Chris Cowperthwaite - Southern-Energy.com 
919-836-0330 chris[.]southern-energy.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Southern Energy Management securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Southern Energy Management / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Newswires:

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and Bechtel Form Decommissioning Alliance
GE Equips New 1,320 MW CPHGC Power Plant to Help Pakistan Meet Growing Energy Needs
SolarWinds Empowers IT Professionals with the Ultimate Hybrid IT Performance Management Platform
Invenergy Closes Purchase Agreement for the La Jacinta Solar Farm in Uruguay
ENGIE Acquires EV-Box - The Largest European Electric Vehicle Charging Player
GE Renewable Energy to Showcase Expertise in Hydropower At Africa 2017 In Marrakesh, Morocco
GE Awarded Contract for First HA Gas Turbine in China
GE Power Signs Multiyear Agreement and First Cybersecurity Solution in Latin America
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and ARC Nuclear Announce Cooperation to Accelerate Commercialization of Advanced Small Modular Reactor
Shermco Industries Receives Gold Safety Recognition from the American Wind Energy Association
GE’s Fuel-Flexible Power Plant Brings Vital Energy Boost to Ghana
ENGIE Wins Nearly 78 MW of Photovoltaic Projects in France
Enel Launches Innovation Hub with UC Berkeley Accelerator in its First Partnership with A Major Multinational Corporation
ENGIE Welcomes the GE Water & Process Technologies Takeover by SUEZ
GE, Borusan EnBW Enerji, Fina Enerji and Özgül Holding Sign MoU for YEKA in Turkey

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)