Challenge Commitment
Goals Progress
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity17%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures where people live and work. The company enables the flow and control of power and data through homes, offices and buildings with innovative products you’ll find both on and behind the walls - from light switches, electrical outlets and energy-saving dimmers and sensors, to digital lighting management, cable management solutions and advanced data rack systems. Everywhere electricity and information is flowing, Legrand is there to secure the connections from beginning to end. With more than half of its business in the commercial and industrial sectors, Legrand achieved sales of more than $5 billion in 2015. 33,000 employees drive design and innovation everyday on 215,000 products worldwide. Legrand’s participation in the Better Plants Challenge is reflective of a multifaceted commitment by the company to integrate sustainability into its business operations.

As a Partner of the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, Legrand, North America has improved its energy intensity through a combination of technology, process and behavioral changes. Through energy audits at manufacturing, warehouse, and office facilities, the company has identified energy efficiency opportunities with payback periods spanning immediate results to four years. The North American headquarters, located in West Hartford, CT, serves as Legrand’s Better Plants Challenge showcase site and as a demonstration of the benefits of submetering to identify the broadest range of energy saving opportunities. Legrand has now deployed submeters across its North American facilities, including offices, manufacturing plants, and warehouses. Click here to learn more about sustainability at Legrand.