Industrial cooling water accounts for about 50% of urban water consumption. Sika production facilities aim to save freshwater resources by the use of technology.

Exterior Chiller installation to Avoid Use of Fresh Water

Sika Sweden is an example for a Sika subsidiary which uses technology to avoid the use of fresh water​. Water is now cooled outside with fans and then recirculated back to the blenders. The consumption of cooling water will decrease and tend to be reduced to zero. in the future. Green electricity is used for pumps and fans. 

This exterior cooling solution helped in the first year to save 50% of water per m3.