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IAC Assessment: AM0615
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IAC Assessment: AM0615
IAC Center Texas A&M, College Station
Assessment Year 2012
Principal Product Railroad ties
NAICS 326130 - Laminated Plastics Plate, Sheet (except Packaging), and Shape Manufacturing
SIC 3083 - Laminated Plastics Plate & Sheet
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 90
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 50,000
Annual Production 1,388,277 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 3,528
Location (State) TX
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $249,356 5,048,000 kWh $0.05
Electricity Demand $95,634 11,160 kW-months/year $8.57
Electricity Fees $4,627 - $ -
Natural Gas $476,413 85,973 MMBtu $5.54
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $935,295
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $558,336 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $67,800
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $
01: 2.3414 BURN WASTE TO PRODUCE STEAM TO DRIVE A STEAM TURBINE GENERATOR SET AND USE STEAM EXHAUST FOR HEAT Savings:
$455,515
Cost:
$1,000,000
$89,868 1,695,619 $19,969 2,333 $476,413 85,973 $(-130,735) - $89,868
1,695,619
kWh
$19,969
2,333
kW-months/year
$476,413
85,973
MMBtu
$(-130,735)
-
$
02: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$35,021
Cost:
$107,528
$24,258 457,697 $10,763 1,257 - - - - $24,258
457,697
kWh
$10,763
1,257
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
03: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$17,924
Cost:
$900
$10,956 206,720 $6,968 814 - - - - $10,956
206,720
kWh
$6,968
814
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
04: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$13,856
Cost:
$27,318
$9,515 179,520 $4,341 507 - - - - $9,515
179,520
kWh
$4,341
507
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
05: 2.7134 USE PHOTOCELL CONTROLS Savings:
$13,704
Cost:
$10,754
$13,704 258,570 - - - - - - $13,704
258,570
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
06: 2.2113 REPAIR OR REPLACE STEAM TRAPS Savings:
$10,200
Cost:
$273
- - - - $10,200 1,844 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$10,200
1,844
MMBtu
-
-
$
07: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$5,909
Cost:
$27,494
$3,047 57,492 $2,862 334 - - - - $3,047
57,492
kWh
$2,862
334
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
08: 2.2136 INSTALL / REPAIR INSULATION ON STEAM LINES Savings:
$3,659
Cost:
$875
- - - - $3,659 660 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$3,659
660
MMBtu
-
-
$
09: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$1,788
Cost:
$13
$1,200 23,000 $588 69 - - - - $1,200
23,000
kWh
$588
69
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
10: 2.4314 USE SYNTHETIC LUBRICANT Savings:
$760
Cost:
-
$386 7,292 $374 44 - - - - $386
7,292
kWh
$374
44
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$558,336
Cost:
$1,175,155
$152,934 2,885,910 $45,865 5,358 $490,272 88,477 $(-130,735) - $152,934
2,885,910
kWh
$45,865
5,358
kW-months/year
$490,272
88,477
MMBtu
$(-130,735)
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$67,800
Cost:
$67,627
$38,808 732,594 $15,133 1,768 $13,859 2,504 - - $38,808
732,594
kWh
$15,133
1,768
kW-months/year
$13,859
2,504
MMBtu
-
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes