SVA Co., Ltd. (a joint venture between Sony and SVA):
Energy saving: Energy efficiency is raised as compared with COP – refrigeration unit: 11%, air conditioner unit: 29%;
Water saving: Full use of spent water from process, can save 67% of water a year;
Discharge reduction: Discharge concentration of COD is less than 10mg/L; BOD5 less than 2mg/L, reduced 90% than the values specified by the State Discharge Standards;
Sterilization: Removal rate of total bacterial count is more than 99.9%, Legionella and other pathogenic bacteria are completely wiped out;
Anticorrosion: Corrosion rate to low carbon steel is greatly reduced, better than the State Standards;
Cost of chemicals: 0