Austin Industries commits to performing our services in an environmentally responsible manner while striving to improve our company’s and our customers’ environmental performance. Recognizing that climate change is an important issue for our planet, we seek to limit the negative environmental impacts of our work by creating an efficient supply chain, reducing carbon footprints, conserving resources, and recycling waste where practicable.
All eight Austin Bridge & Road hot mix asphalt plants use either piped natural gas or liquid natural gas (LNG) for the plant burner. Natural gas is the cleanest burning fuel used by asphalt plants and helps to reduce overall emissions. To keep Austin’s emissions to a minimum, the company deliberately pays a premium to use LNG vs. less environmentally friendly fuel sources.
Through 2022, Austin Commercial has constructed more than 29 million SF of LEED Gold space and more than four million SF of LEED Platinum space. Austin Commercial continues to lead the industry with extensive knowledge of means, methods, and materials to effectively meet each unique owner’s
Austin Industrial’s refinery work aims to lower the sulfur content in diesel fuels and produce cleaner-burning gasoline. Both new and revamped gas facilities are designed to meet stringent emission standards, use renewable resources, reduce oil consumption, ensure proper handling and disposal of materials, and use preventive maintenance to meet Austin’s zero-emissions standard. Austin Industrial is also steadfast in its approach for leak-free start-ups of plant operations on turnaround and outage contracts.
"At Austin, I’m proud to say that we are doing our part to protect the environment by using recycled products in our hot mix asphalt plants."