Schneider Electric and TAC Join Clinton Climate Initiative

Schneider Electric and its building automation subsidiary, TAC, announced that they have joined the Clinton Climate Initiative in a global effort to help cities around the world improve the energy efficiency of buildings and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff August 7, 2007

Schneider Electric and its building automation subsidiary, Dallas-based TAC, announced that they have

For the full story on CCI, see “Oppurtunities Abound in Clinton Foundation’s Energy Retrofit Program” (CSE 07/08, p. 45).

“Climate change is a global problem that requires local action,” said President Clinton. ”The business, banks and cities partnering with my foundation are addressing the issue of global warming because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s good for their bottom line. They’re going to save money, make money, create jobs and have a tremendous positive impact on climate change.”

Schneider Electric becomes the sixth world class company selected for this global Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit Program, the first project of CCI’s C40 Large Cities Climate Summit. The project brings together five of the world’s largest banks, and sixteen of the world’s largest cities, in a landmark program designed to reduce energy consumption in existing buildings.

“We will audit buildings, engineer efficiency measures, implement retrofits, provide performanceding Automation Business Unit.

“Schneider Electric has rolled out an action plan to consume better and consume less. Our commitment is to help our customers to make significant improvements in their energy efficiency, whether in their buildings, factories, infrastructures or homes. By joining Clinton Climate Initiative, we affirm our engagement and we participate in the convergence of society’s players towards more sustainable development,” said Jean-Pascal Tricoire, president and CEO of Schneider Electric.