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Schneider Electric Announces Leadership Commitment to President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge

Global Energy Management Specialist Pledges to Reduce Industrial Energy Use by 25 Percent

Washington, D.C. – December 2, 2011 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced its participation in the White House’s Better Buildings Challenge, pledging a commitment to reduce the energy use of 9 million square feet of its own building space, covering 40 different plants, by 25 percent. A component of the Better Buildings Initiative launched by the White House in February, the Challenge calls on chief executive officers, university presidents, and state and local leaders to create American jobs through energy efficiency.