MAXAM participates in national and international energy efficiency programs with government agencies to address the main development challenges in Spain and in the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy.


    Replacement of Conventional Lighting with LEDs and Energy Saving and Efficiency Systems in Lighting

    The project encompasses all the factors necessary to make a lighting installation as efficient as possible: replacement of conventional lighting fixtures with LED technology lighting equivalents, introduction of lighting regulation and control systems, optimization of existing installations and bringing them into compliance with regulations.
    The existing lighting in the factory consisted of fluorescent, halide and sodium vapor luminaires. The luminaires with the longest hours of operation and, therefore, the greatest savings potential were replaced. A total of 2,130 luminaires have been installed, mainly watertight screens, industrial hoods, projectors and street lights. A total of 2332 old luminaires have been removed and the waste has been transported to an authorized manager. Numerous lighting studies have been carried out to verify the compliance of the new equipment and to optimize the installations as much as possible. Likewise, installations that had an excess of light points have been optimized, modifying the existing electrical installation to achieve greater energy savings than those initially proposed.

    Organism: Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge - Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving (Aid Program for Energy Efficiency Actions in SMEs and Large Companies in the Industrial Sector II)

    Location: Ctra. Santander km 368, 09141 – Quintanilla Sobresierra - Burgos
    Type of action: Improvement of technology in industrial equipment and processes
    Project budget: 243.646,27 €
    Grant received: 69.340,87 €  


    Project start/end dates: 26/05/2021 - 19/11/2021
    Dossier:  FN-PGESI-2018-002260
    Metric tons of CO2 equivalent avoided: 476 Tm CO2/year. 
    Total energy savings: 158 Tep/year
    Equivalence in number of trees planted: 711