Konami Sports Club has been converting the fuel for boilers, which serves as its heat source, from heavy oil to natural gas since July, 2008 in an effort to reduce CO2 emissions.
This fuel change has been sequentially implemented based on ESCO (*1) and the company investment scheme.
Results of CO2 reduction based on fuel conversion
- Amount of reduction (Unit: tons)
- Conversion to an annual amount of CO2 absorption by cedar trees(*2) (Unit: trees)
ESCO is an acronym for Energy Service Company (a business which uses energy reduction as collateral). The energy conservation by introducing natural gas into its boilers at the Konami Sports Club is endorsed by the ESCO business enterprise.
(*2）Calculated on the assumption that one 50-year-old cedar tree absorbs approx. 14 kg of CO2 per year
(according to "Sink Measures to Prevent Global Warming" by the Ministry of the Environment and the Forestry Agency).