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XP Power opens green fab in Vietnam

Posted: 25 Jun 2012 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:power supply? manufacturing facility? solar PV array?

XP Power has opened a new manufacturing facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, that the company claims is the world's most environmentally advanced power supply manufacturing facility. The fab is the first building in Vietnam to meet the Building Construction Authority's Green Mark Gold Plus certification, which attests that a building meets high environmental standards applicable to buildings in tropical climates.

The facility is said to incorporate the use of sustainable power and energy efficiency, with highly insulated construction, a solar PV array, eco-friendly glass to prevent solar heat gain, low energy lighting, ultra-efficient air conditioning. The facility also collects rainwater for use in the building and for irrigation systems. All the environmental features are managed by a fully integrated building management system.

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XP Power's facility in Vietnam is the first to meet the Building Construction Authority's Green Mark Gold Plus certification.

According to XP Power, their commitment to the environment is also demonstrated across the full range of their products. Comprising highly efficient power supplies rated up to 95 percent energy efficiency and having a low standby power to reduce energy loss when the customer system is idle.

XP Power is the only power supply power supply manufacturer that is a member of the Electronic Industry Citizen Coalition, an organization whose Code of Conduct upholds the highest standards for not only environmental and sustainability issues but also treatment of labor, health and safety and business ethics, the company noted.

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