How Grundfos together with customers create a more sustainable world

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From one pump to a global responsible company

What essential started with one pump has led to a company making a real difference to two of the world’s substantial challenges: energy efficiency and water.

Learn more about how we see every challenge as an opportunity to improve the life of our customers and why we are confident that every responsible act has a sustainable impact.

Sustainable student housing in smooth waters

With fully equipped apartments in upcycled ship containers, Urban Rigger provides the future of student housing in big cities. The rigger floats in the harbour of Copenhagen, Denmark and it is packed with sustainable solutions such as energy harvesting from waves and energy-efficient pumps.

But handling wastewater from a floating micro-society detached from the public discharge is complex situation that requires innovative technology to lift it from below sea level.

Water ATMs offer low-priced water to Nairobi's poorest residents

For years, black market cartels have controlled water supply in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to the high cost, consumers could not trust the water quality. Almost half of the residents have trouble getting fresh water. That is because they live in the large "informal settlements".

Nairobi Water has found success with one solution in Mathare: Grundfos AQtap "water ATMs". Read more about the smart solution including a Water ATM and creditcards for paying for clean water.

Cambodian water plant enjoys 15% energy and water savings plus improved supply

In an area of Cambodia where water is scarce, Takéo Safe Water Supply worked with Grundfos to solve problems of water waste and irregular supply. The company is now saving on resources and energy costs – and has plans to expand its supply area.

In cold, remote Alps, heating engineer wants reliability

Johannes Widmoser designs HVAC systems in the Austrian Alps. In winter, the heating must work flawlessly at lowest possible energy. That is why he chose Grundfos circulator pumps, he says.

How an old treatment plant became one of Poland's best

Tomaszów updated its wastewater plant with a full-line supply of Grundfos pumps, mixers, optimised tank design and project execution. The city saved 50% energy and improved its water output to be among the best in Poland.

Pumps are responsible for 10% of the world's total electricity consumption. This can be cut in half by replacing them with sustainable pumps from Grundfos.

Organic vineyard relies on groundwater pump for irrigation

In water deprived areas like California, millions of litres of water are needed to irrigate vineyards and farms. That’s why sustainable and reliable pumps are crucial to help local agricultural producers stay in business, such as the Ampelos vineyard in Santa Barbara County.

Together with Grundfos, the vineyard successfully irrigates 46,000 vines every day.

When Kraków Arena is full, here's what works behind the scenes

"Grundfos pumps greatly limit our energy consumption, save our company considerable expense and reduce maintenance costs," says Technical Director Krystian Sobota of Tauron Arena Kraków.

Belgian hospital grows 40% without
increasing energy consumption

In every commercial building, you’ll find hard-working pumps that keep it functioning.
But today’s modern buildings have vastly different requirements, from hotels and office
buildings to airports and hospitals.

At the University Hospital Brussels, the hospital will grow 40% over 10 years but
without increasing its energy use.

The vast impact of pumps pumping everywhere everyday

365 days a year. 24 hours a day. All over the world, companies are working harder and faster than ever. And energy efficiency is key to their success, including theability to use and reuse resources to their full potential.

At Grundfos, we believe every sustainable act has a responsible impact. So, by constantly innovating our energy-efficient pumping solutions, we can help all industries and segments achieve a more sustainable business.

Watch the film and explore how pumps make a difference everywhere in the world everyday. 

Danish mozzarella plant turns wastewater into a goldmine

Industrial companies are amongst the world’s biggest energy consumers. That’s why Grundfos supplies a wide range of sustainable pump systems and solutions for industrial processes, industrial utilities, system builders and OEMs.

One example is at Arla’s mozzarella plant in Denmark. By treating process water onsite, the company reuses nearly one million litres of wastewater every day. 

Explore how our customers take responsibility and create sustainable businesses

Ningbo doses safely and accurately for 1.5 million citizens

Little black box saves the day at American wastewater plant

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Ningbo doses safely and accurately for 1.5 million citizens

Ningbo doses safely and accurately for 1.5 million citizens

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Waterworks cuts energy by a third with real-time pressure adjustments

Waterworks cuts energy by a third with real-time
pressure adjustments

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Danish bank doubles its return on energy investment

Danish bank doubles its return on energy
investment

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Distributor: We're proud the market identifies us with Grundfos

Distributor: We're proud the market identifies us with Grundfos

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Luxury hotel cuts energy in half and keeps comfort at 100%

Luxury hotel cuts energy in half and keeps comfort at 100%

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