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Energy Marathon 2.0

October 3 - 29

ENERGY MARATHON 3.0

WELCOME TO THE ENERGY MARATHON 3.0

As a manufacturer, energy efficiency is crucial to maintaining competitiveness in the market place. Conducting Energy Marathons allows us to bring energy efficiency to the forefront–boosting employee engagement through a fun and friendly competition. The successes of the 2016 Energy Marathon has encouraged us to continue this tradition in the hope of saving more energy, and carbon, further reducing our environmental impacts, and creating lasting habits for our employees in the office and at home.

The Energy Marathon starts on October 3rd and ends on October 29th, but the competition doesn't stop there. This year’s competition will require similar facility types to partner with each other to share best practices. Teams will compete in pairs and a winning pair will be chosen from each type of site: manufacturing, office, and distribution.

The three winning pairs at the end of the 26.2 days will go head to head for the ultimate title of Energy Marathon 3.0 Champion. The winners with the largest electricity reduction in the following several months will be named the ultimate Energy Marathon 3.0 champion and will be awarded the traveling trophy and a site celebration.

THE TRAVELING TROPHY

Congratulations to the team in Hickory, NC for outpacing the competition by achieving a 16.3% reduction in energy intensity through March 2017, compared to the same time period a year ago.

Energy Marathon Top 3

Denver & St. Louis

-31.31%

Dayton & University Park

-22.76%

Fort Mill & Minnetonka

-22.08%

Pairing of Sites

TEAM

SITE

CATEGORY 

001

Dayton

University Park

Warehouse

002

Mascoutah

Reno

Manufacturing

003

Middletown

Albia

Office

004

Riverside

Shakopee

Warehouse/Manufacturing

005

West Hartford

Farmingdale

Manufacturing
006

Fairfield

Anaheim

Manufacturing

TEAM

:
001

SITE

:

Dayton

University Park

CATEGORY 

:

Warehouse

TEAM

:
002

SITE

:

Mascoutah

Reno

CATEGORY 

:

Manufacturing

TEAM

:
003

SITE

:

Middletown

Albia

CATEGORY 

:

Office

TEAM

:
004

SITE

:

Riverside

Shakopee

CATEGORY 

:

Warehouse/Manufacturing

TEAM

:
005

SITE

:

West Hartford

Farmingdale

CATEGORY 

:
Manufacturing

TEAM

:
006

SITE

:

Fairfield

Anaheim

CATEGORY 

:
Manufacturing

TEAM

SITE

CATEGORY 

007

Hickory

Blue Ash

Manufacturing
008

Concord

Warsaw

Manufacturing
009

Denver

St. Louis

Manufacturing
010

Fort Mill

Minnetonka

Office/Warehouse/Manufacturing
011

Orem

Somerset

Warehouse/Office
012

Syracuse

Eden Prarie

Office
013

Richardson

Union City

Office/Warehouse/Assembly

TEAM

:
007

SITE

:

Hickory

Blue Ash

CATEGORY 

:
Manufacturing

TEAM

:
008

SITE

:

Concord

Warsaw

CATEGORY 

:
Manufacturing

TEAM

:
009

SITE

:

Denver

St. Louis

CATEGORY 

:
Manufacturing

TEAM

:
010

SITE

:

Fort Mill

Minnetonka

CATEGORY 

:
Office/Warehouse/Manufacturing

TEAM

:
011

SITE

:

Orem

Somerset

CATEGORY 

:
Warehouse/Office

TEAM

:
012

SITE

:

Syracuse

Eden Prarie

CATEGORY 

:
Office

TEAM

:
013

SITE

:

Richardson

Union City

CATEGORY 

:
Office/Warehouse/Assembly

Weekly Competitions

Week 1 Theme: Energy and Carbon

1
Amazon Alexa with White background

"Imagine the Future"

How?  Ask a child that you know to draw a picture of what the world will look like when we solve the climate crisis.

Week 1 Winners: Shafia Badrunnisa and Margee Ebright

 



2
lyft logo pink white

"Carpool Champions"

How?  When it's safe to do so, and when you are not in transit, send us a photo of you and your coworker(s) saving emissions by sharing a ride.

Week 1 Winners:  Derick Jackson & Latrell Turner, and Seth Vogt & Alex Willkom

Week 2 Theme: Water

1
Camelback backpack water bottle

"Splish Splash, How Much Water Do You Use?"

How?  Find out how much water you use with this Water Footprint Calculator. Email yourself your results and tips you've collected along the way and submit them along with a brief pledge on how you plan to reduce your water use by sharing your top commitments. Email a screenshot to sustainability.legrand@legrand.us by the end of the competition time labeled above. Operations site leaders may upload ideas on behalf of employees without regular email access, stating the employee's name that they are representing and location. Emails should be sent with the email subject line as "WaterFootprint_SITENAME_EMPLOYEENAME." 

All submissions must be received by 11:59 PM PT on October 18. A winner will be determined through random drawing once all submissions are received.

2
red beach chair white background

"Turn on the Creativity Tap" Poster Competition

How?  Get Creative! Design a poster or a flyer that encourages employees to reduce water consumption at your facility. The winning design will be distributed to every site in the US! Posters should be visually appealing and encourage conscientious behaviors. Perhaps you want to ask your colleagues to turn off the tap, use a refillable bottle, create a water refill station or spread awareness about global water concerns. Feel free to interpret how you’d like! Submissions should be upload via .doc, .jpeg, .pdf or .eps and should be emailed to sustainability.legrand@legrand.us by the end of the competition time labeled above.

Operations site leaders may upload on behalf of employees without regular email access, stating the employee's name that they are representing and location. Emails should be sent with the email subject line as "WaterAwareness_SITENAME_EMPLOYEENAME."

All submissions must be received by 11:59 PM PT on October 18. Winner(s) will be determined by the Energy Marathon Planning Committee.

Week 3 Theme: Waste

1
parks pass image

The "Waste Not" Suggestion Box

How? Submit your idea to help your site increase landfill diversion rates and reduce waste at the source! Submit as many ideas as you would like. Increase your chances of winning by sending in ideas that are creative, feasible, and applicable to multiple sites. Suggestions should be emailed to sustainability.legrand@legrand.us by the end of the competition time labeled above. Operations site leaders may upload ideas on behalf of employees without regular email access, stating the employee's name that they are representing and location. Emails should be sent with the email subject line as "WasteNot_SITENAME_EMPLOYEENAME."

All submissions must be received by 11:59 PM PT on October 25. Winner(s) will be determined through an anonymous vote by the Energy Marathon Planning Committee once all submissions are received.

2
Delta Airline Logo

"Zero-Waste Luncheon"

How?  Show us how you reduce waste by planning a zero-waste luncheon at your site. Organize and encourage employees to bring only reusable (or compostable if applicable) items. Take some photos of your fun, low-impact lunch, and share what made the zero-waste lunch possible and the sustainable alternatives you used to pull it off. Teams may organize lunches together, but each individual within the team must submit a separate entry, as the prize will be selected via drawing and is intended for use by one person.

Photos and an explanation either in .doc or video file should be emailed to sustainability.legrand@legrand.us by the end of the competition time labeled above. Operations site leaders may upload on behalf of employees without regular email access, stating the employee's name that they are representing and location. Emails should be sent with the email subject line as "ZeroWaste_SITENAME_EMPLOYEENAME."

All submissions must be received by 11:59 PM PT on October 25. Winner(s) will be determined through a random drawing once all submissions are received.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DoE)

The DoE published a blog about the Energy Marathon 2.0 to recognize our efforts.

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PRESS RELEASE

Learn about our 2019 Energy Marathon!

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