NEXEYE ACHIEVES SIGNIFICANT GREEN MILESTONE: Shifts from gas to heat pumps, earns energy label A rating.

Nexeye successfully transitioned away from gas usage by installing heat pumps in his head office and warehouse in Gorinchem (Netherlands). This remarkable shift has propelled the headoffice and central warehouse from an EU energy label C to an energy label A rating.

With these new heat pumps in place, nexeye anticipates a reduction of approximately 74.400 kg of CO2 emissions by saving 41.823 m3 natural gas per year. To put this in perspective; an average household consumes 1,500 cubic meters of natural gas annually, resulting in an estimated 2,745 kg CO2 emissions per year. 

For nexeye, the installation of the heat pumps is a major leap toward a greener future. Nexeye is not only making a tangible impact on his carbon footprint but also ensuring a comfortable working environment for their teams. In the recent cold weather, the importance of reliable heating during chilly periods has become really apparent.

The installation of the heat pumps is part of nexeye’s roadmap to make operations more sustainable and the next step after the expansion of our electric fleet and installation of 556 solar panels in the summer of 2023.

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About Nexeye

Nexeye is a platform of retail companies that currently consists of three value-for-money options brands operating in five European countries.

Hans Anders was founded 40 years ago and is active in the Netherlands and Belgium with 407 shops offering eye and hearing care. In 2023 the chain has won two ABN AMRO Retailer of the Year awards; in the categories Audiologists and Best Webshop Optics 2023-2024.

eyes + more operates with 282 branches in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and Belgium, focuses on affordable, fashionable eye care and is the fastest-growing optical chain in Europe.

Direkt Optik has 36 stores across the Sweden, is known for its unique3 for 1 offer and highly appreciated for the expertise and service of the qualified opticians in its stores..

In total, nexeye and labels employ more than 4,000 people (headcount). British investor 3i owns nexeye.

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