More Solar, Less Water for Bentley Car Production Factory

Posted on Jul 16 2014 - 12:19pm by Sustainable News

Bentley has become the first car manufacturer to achieve the new Carbon Trust Water Standard after reducing water consumption at its 339,000m³ Crewe factory by 35%.

Bentley Car Factory Roof

Bentley Car Factory Roof

Measures implemented include a water recycling facility in the Paint Shop; the replacement of major sections of the water main and fire hydrant systems, which has eliminated many underground leaks; and the installation of automatic taps and low-flush toilets in


The factory, which manufactured more than 8,500 cars in 2012, was recently fitted with the UK’s largest solar roof made up of more than 20,000 solar panels.

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