Organization saves more than $5 million and reduces energy usage by 11 percent with energy-efficiency upgrades
ATLANTA, GA, February 05, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — A testament to its ongoing dedication to using energy and resources wisely, the Atlanta Airlines Terminal Company (AATC), which operates Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA), was the largest recipient of Georgia Power energy efficiency rebates during fiscal year 2018; totaling $971,497. Over the past two years, AATC has received a total of $1,184,852 of energy efficiency rebates.
Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, recently presented a ceremonial check to AATC in recognition of its continued energy efficiency focus. As part of its plan to reduce energy usage at the world’s busiest airport, the Atlanta Airlines Terminal Company, which operates Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport partnered with Atlanta-based Energy One Consulting to audit and optimize energy usage at the 7.2 million square foot facility. Changes resulted in more than $5 million in savings, projected to increase by $2.5 million per year. Overhauls of lighting, HVAC controls and other systems at Hartsfield-Jackson lowered the airport’s energy usage by a notable 11 percent.
“With millions of square feet in our facilities and thousands of employees working around the clock, the concerted efforts we make to reduce energy usage continue to have a profound impact on shareholder value, the environmental and employee satisfaction,” said Atlanta Airlines Terminal Company CEO and President Dr. Kofi Smith. “I am incredibly proud of the work we have done and will do to support energy reduction in Atlanta.”
Atlanta Airlines Terminal Company (AATC) manages the facility at the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The airline-owned management team is designed to provide the most efficient and cost-effective airport operation and maintenance services in the industry. AATC provides services to 63,000 employees and more than 100 million airline passengers annually while operating and maintaining 7.2 million square feet comprising the Central Passenger Terminal Complex (CPTC) at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. For more information, please visit http://www.aatc.org/
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