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IAC Assessment: CO0430
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IAC Assessment: CO0430
IAC Center Colorado State University
Assessment Year 1998
Principal Product pharmaceuticals and herbal extracts
NAICS n/a
SIC 2833 - Medicinals And Botanicals
Sales $5,000,000-$10,000,000
# of Employees 160
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 55,000
Annual Production 121,300 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 8,760
Location (State) CO
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $62,192 3,398,300 kWh $0.02
Electricity Demand $94,945 6,750 kW-months/year $14.07
Electricity Fees $204 - $ -
Natural Gas $130,410 38,615 MMBtu $3.38
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $458,462
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $696,960 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $20,290
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Other Liquid (haz) Solid Waste (haz) Personnel Changes Increase in Production Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Other Liquid (haz) Solid Waste (haz) Personnel Changes Increase in Production
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ gal $ lb $ $ $ %
01: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$3,060
Cost:
$12,077
$1,358 73,857 $1,702 122 - - - - - - - - - - $1,358
73,857
kWh
$1,702
122
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
%
02: 2.1222 INSTALL TURBULATORS Savings:
$1,770
Cost:
$5,750
- - - - $1,770 827 - - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$1,770
827
MMBtu
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
%
03: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$1,470
Cost:
$1,280
$720 39,273 $750 54 - - - - - - - - - - $720
39,273
kWh
$750
54
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
%
04: 3.3125 USE DISTILLATION, EVAPORATION TO REMOVE CONTAMINANTS Savings:
$(-210)
Cost:
$2,000
$(-160) (-9,086) $(-390) (-28) - - $1,690 568 - - $(-1,350) - - - $(-160)
(-9,086)
kWh
$(-390)
(-28)
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$1,690
568
gal
-
-
lb
$(-1,350)
-
$
-
-
%
05: 3.6125 SELL COMBUSTIBLE WASTE Savings:
$15,970
Cost:
$56,700
- - - - $(-2,280) (-1,063) - - $18,250 - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$(-2,280)
(-1,063)
MMBtu
-
-
gal
$18,250
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
%
06: 4.1140 ADD/MODIFY EQUIPMENT TO IMPROVE DRYING PROCESS Savings:
$674,900
Cost:
$1,645,000
- - - - - - - - - - - - $674,900 - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
gal
-
-
lb
-
-
$
$674,900
-
%
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$696,960
Cost:
$1,722,807
$1,918 104,044 $2,062 148 $(-510) (-236) $1,690 568 $18,250 - $(-1,350) - $674,900 - $1,918
104,044
kWh
$2,062
148
kW-months/year
$(-510)
(-236)
MMBtu
$1,690
568
gal
$18,250
-
lb
$(-1,350)
-
$
$674,900
-
%
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$20,290
Cost:
$72,057
$1,918 104,044 $2,062 148 $(-2,280) (-1,063) $1,690 568 $18,250 - $(-1,350) - - - $1,918
104,044
kWh
$2,062
148
kW-months/year
$(-2,280)
(-1,063)
MMBtu
$1,690
568
gal
$18,250
-
lb
$(-1,350)
-
$
-
-
%
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ gal $ lb $ $ $ %
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Other Liquid (haz) Solid Waste (haz) Personnel Changes Increase in Production Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Other Liquid (haz) Solid Waste (haz) Personnel Changes Increase in Production