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IAC Assessment: AR0075
IAC Center University of Arkansas
Assessment Year 1995
Principal Product Pork Sausage
NAICS n/a
SIC 2011 - Meat Packing Plants
Sales $50,000,000-$100,000,000
# of Employees 225
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 500,000
Annual Production 53,000,000 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 4,589
Location (State) AR
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $634,690 9,426,436 kWh $0.07
Natural Gas $105,162 35,360 MMBtu $2.97
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $949,360
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $156,921 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $84,229
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Natural Gas Water Disposal Solid Waste (non-haz) Solid Waste (haz) Water Consumption Electricity Usage Natural Gas Water Disposal Solid Waste (non-haz) Solid Waste (haz) Water Consumption
$ kWh $ MMBtu $ Tgal $ lb $ lb $ Tgal
01: 2.1233 ANALYZE FLUE GAS FOR PROPER AIR/FUEL RATIO Savings:
$1,565
Cost:
$350
- - $1,565 527 - - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
$1,565
527
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
02: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$940
Cost:
$300
$940 13,189 - - - - - - - - - - $940
13,189
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
03: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$3,952
Cost:
$6,280
$3,952 62,134 - - - - - - - - - - $3,952
62,134
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
04: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$5,148
Cost:
$4,243
$5,148 82,943 - - - - - - - - - - $5,148
82,943
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
05: 2.7111 REDUCE ILLUMINATION TO MINIMUM NECESSARY LEVELS Savings:
$9,630
Cost:
$758
$9,630 138,628 - - - - - - - - - - $9,630
138,628
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
06: 2.1116 IMPROVE COMBUSTION CONTROL CAPABILITY Savings:
$597
Cost:
-
- - $597 201 - - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
$597
201
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
07: 2.2135 REPAIR AND ELIMINATE STEAM LEAKS Savings:
$2,197
Cost:
$800
- - $2,197 740 - - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
$2,197
740
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
08: 2.2628 UTILIZE A LESS EXPENSIVE COOLING METHOD Savings:
$2,520
Cost:
$2,092
$2,520 74,150 - - - - - - - - - - $2,520
74,150
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
09: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$1,761
Cost:
$50
$1,761 24,326 - - - - - - - - - - $1,761
24,326
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
10: 2.4227 USE COMPRESSOR AIR FILTERS Savings:
$17,452
Cost:
$50
$17,452 241,501 - - - - - - - - - - $17,452
241,501
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
11: 2.3212 OPTIMIZE PLANT POWER FACTOR Savings:
$25,970
Cost:
$18,765
$25,970 - - - - - - - - - - - $25,970
-
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
12: 3.5315 LEASE / PURCHASE BALER; SELL CARDBOARD TO RECYCLER Savings:
$38,310
Cost:
$3,000
- - - - - - $38,310 600,000 - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
$38,310
600,000
lb
-
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
13: 3.6113 REMOVE SLUDGE FROM TANKS ON A REGULAR BASIS Savings:
$46,125
Cost:
$20,000
- - - - - - - - $46,125 - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
lb
$46,125
-
lb
-
-
Tgal
14: 3.4154 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN WATER LINES AND VALVES Savings:
$754
Cost:
$200
- - - - $127 263,578 - - - - $627 - -
-
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
$127
263,578
Tgal
-
-
lb
-
-
lb
$627
-
Tgal
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$156,921
Cost:
$56,888
$67,373 636,871 $4,359 1,468 $127 263,578 $38,310 600,000 $46,125 - $627 - $67,373
636,871
kWh
$4,359
1,468
MMBtu
$127
263,578
Tgal
$38,310
600,000
lb
$46,125
-
lb
$627
-
Tgal
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$84,229
Cost:
$18,123
$41,403 636,871 $3,762 1,267 $127 263,578 $38,310 600,000 - - $627 - $41,403
636,871
kWh
$3,762
1,267
MMBtu
$127
263,578
Tgal
$38,310
600,000
lb
-
-
lb
$627
-
Tgal
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ MMBtu $ Tgal $ lb $ lb $ Tgal
Electricity Usage Natural Gas Water Disposal Solid Waste (non-haz) Solid Waste (haz) Water Consumption Electricity Usage Natural Gas Water Disposal Solid Waste (non-haz) Solid Waste (haz) Water Consumption