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IAC Center Texas A&M, College Station
Assessment Year 2014
Principal Product Steel and plastic composite drums and containers
NAICS 332439 - Other Metal Container Manufacturing
SIC 3412 - Metal Barrels, Drums, And Pails
Sales $40,000,000
# of Employees 135
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 350,000
Annual Production 3,720,000 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 8,544
Location (State) TX
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $301,912 7,156,669 kWh $0.04
Electricity Demand $145,102 15,797 kW-months/year $9.19
Electricity Fees $10,301 - $ -
Natural Gas $540,810 123,472 MMBtu $4.38
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $1,204,699
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $249,045 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $117,400
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Primary Product Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Primary Product
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ $
01: 4.652 REPLACE EXISTING EQUIPMENT WITH MORE SUITABLE SUBSTITUTES Savings:
$112,575
Cost:
$24,000
- - - - - - $112,575 - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$112,575
-
$
02: 4.445 INSTALL EQUIPMENT TO MOVE PRODUCT Savings:
$108,485
Cost:
$9,000
$(-450) (-9,730) $(-145) (-17) $109,080 - - - $(-450)
(-9,730)
kWh
$(-145)
(-17)
kW-months/year
$109,080
-
$
-
-
$
03: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$13,490
Cost:
$150
$10,590 230,130 $2,900 330 - - - - $10,590
230,130
kWh
$2,900
330
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
04: 2.2511 INSULATE BARE EQUIPMENT Savings:
$8,110
Cost:
$200
$6,360 138,300 $1,750 201 - - - - $6,360
138,300
kWh
$1,750
201
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
05: 2.4314 USE SYNTHETIC LUBRICANT Savings:
$3,690
Cost:
-
$2,830 61,570 $860 100 - - - - $2,830
61,570
kWh
$860
100
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
06: 2.7124 MAKE A PRACTICE OF TURNING OFF LIGHTS WHEN NOT NEEDED Savings:
$790
Cost:
-
$590 12,920 $200 23 - - - - $590
12,920
kWh
$200
23
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
07: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$770
Cost:
$60
$610 13,240 $160 18 - - - - $610
13,240
kWh
$160
18
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
08: 2.7121 UTILIZE DAYLIGHT WHENEVER POSSIBLE IN LIEU OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHT Savings:
$650
Cost:
-
$650 14,100 - - - - - - $650
14,100
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
09: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$250
Cost:
$55
$160 3,510 $90 10 - - - - $160
3,510
kWh
$90
10
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
10: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$235
Cost:
$30
$185 4,030 $50 6 - - - - $185
4,030
kWh
$50
6
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$249,045
Cost:
$33,495
$21,525 468,070 $5,865 671 $109,080 - $112,575 - $21,525
468,070
kWh
$5,865
671
kW-months/year
$109,080
-
$
$112,575
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$117,400
Cost:
$24,085
$3,825 83,210 $1,000 116 - - $112,575 - $3,825
83,210
kWh
$1,000
116
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$112,575
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Primary Product Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Primary Product