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IAC Assessment: AM0430
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IAC Assessment: AM0430
IAC Center Texas A&M, College Station
Assessment Year 2003
Principal Product Electronic and hydraulic drilling rig instruments, pressure gauges, weig
NAICS 334513 - Instruments and Related Products Manufacturing for Measuring, Displaying, and Controlling Industrial
SIC 3823 - Process Control Instruments
Sales $100,000,000
# of Employees 350
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 230,000
Annual Production 5,590 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 5,392
Location (State) TX
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $285,344 4,978,000 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $41,870 12,883 kW-months/year $3.25
Natural Gas $20,400 2,190 MMBtu $9.32
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $347,614
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $66,455 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $5,965
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Other Liquid (non-haz) Solid Waste (non-haz) Personnel Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Other Liquid (non-haz) Solid Waste (non-haz) Personnel Changes
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ gal $ lb $ $
01: 3.8131 USE WATER-BASED ADHESIVES Savings:
$51,560
Cost:
$10,000
- - - - $51,560 360 - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$51,560
360
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
02: 3.2123 CONVERT TO HIGH VOLUME LOW PRESSURE (HVLP) PAINT GUNS Savings:
$4,620
Cost:
$340
- - - - $4,620 615 - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$4,620
615
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
03: 4.6520 REPLACE EXISTING EQUIPMENT WITH MORE SUITABLE SUBSTITUTES Savings:
$3,770
Cost:
$9,000
- - - - - - - - $3,770 - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
$3,770
-
$
04: 3.6192 USE A LESS EXPENSIVE METHOD OF WASTE REMOVAL Savings:
$2,840
Cost:
$700
- - - - - - $2,840 10,500 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
$2,840
10,500
lb
-
-
$
05: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$1,300
Cost:
-
$1,300 24,000 - - - - - - - - $1,300
24,000
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
06: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$850
Cost:
$77
$700 12,900 $150 47 - - - - - - $700
12,900
kWh
$150
47
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
07: 3.7132 REUSE RAGS UNTIL COMPLETELY SOILED Savings:
$795
Cost:
-
- - - - - - $795 - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
$795
-
lb
-
-
$
08: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$280
Cost:
$90
$250 4,600 $30 10 - - - - - - $250
4,600
kWh
$30
10
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
09: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$260
Cost:
$630
$260 4,800 $35 11 - - - - $(-35) - $260
4,800
kWh
$35
11
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
$(-35)
-
$
10: 2.7124 MAKE A PRACTICE OF TURNING OFF LIGHTS WHEN NOT NEEDED Savings:
$180
Cost:
-
$180 3,400 - - - - - - - - $180
3,400
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$66,455
Cost:
$20,837
$2,690 49,700 $215 68 $56,180 975 $3,635 10,500 $3,735 - $2,690
49,700
kWh
$215
68
kW-months/year
$56,180
975
gal
$3,635
10,500
lb
$3,735
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$5,965
Cost:
$777
$2,180 40,300 $150 47 - - $3,635 10,500 - - $2,180
40,300
kWh
$150
47
kW-months/year
-
-
gal
$3,635
10,500
lb
-
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ gal $ lb $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Other Liquid (non-haz) Solid Waste (non-haz) Personnel Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Other Liquid (non-haz) Solid Waste (non-haz) Personnel Changes