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IAC Assessment: CO0560
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IAC Assessment: CO0560
IAC Center Colorado State University
Assessment Year 2004
Principal Product Injection Molded Medical Products
NAICS 339113 - Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing
SIC 3089 - Plastics Products, Nec
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 190
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 71,190
Annual Production 24,000,000 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 8,760
Location (State) CO
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $491,216 17,146,886 kWh $0.03
Electricity Demand $311,329 28,459 kW-months/year $10.94
Electricity Fees $(-1,275) - $ -
Natural Gas $32,494 4,503 MMBtu $7.22
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $841,034
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $35,484 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $14,694
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $ $ $
01: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$8,230
Cost:
$130
$5,380 187,600 $2,850 257 - - - - - - $5,380
187,600
kWh
$2,850
257
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
02: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$5,190
Cost:
$17,400
$3,390 118,300 $1,800 162 - - - - - - $3,390
118,300
kWh
$1,800
162
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
03: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$654
Cost:
$944
$428 14,913 $226 20 - - - - - - $428
14,913
kWh
$226
20
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
04: 2.6218 TURN OFF EQUIPMENT WHEN NOT IN USE Savings:
$2,210
Cost:
-
$1,630 56,800 $580 52 - - - - - - $1,630
56,800
kWh
$580
52
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
05: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$1,520
Cost:
$160
$1,200 41,800 $320 29 - - - - - - $1,200
41,800
kWh
$320
29
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
06: 2.2711 UTILIZE OUTSIDE AIR INSTEAD OF CONDITIONED AIR FOR DRYING Savings:
$990
Cost:
$800
$650 22,500 $340 31 - - - - - - $650
22,500
kWh
$340
31
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
07: 3.1175 USE A DIFFERENT OR RECYCLED RAW MATERIAL Savings:
$650
Cost:
-
- - - - - - - - $650 - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
$650
-
$
08: 2.6218 TURN OFF EQUIPMENT WHEN NOT IN USE Savings:
$530
Cost:
-
$530 18,400 - - - - - - - - $530
18,400
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
09: 2.7243 IMPROVE AIR CIRCULATION WITH DESTRATIFICATION FANS / OTHER METHODS Savings:
$6,800
Cost:
$10,610
$(-230) (-8,000) $(-120) (-11) $7,150 1,106 - - - - $(-230)
(-8,000)
kWh
$(-120)
(-11)
kW-months/year
$7,150
1,106
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
10: 2.7145 INSTALL SKYLIGHTS Savings:
$4,950
Cost:
$30,000
$2,060 71,900 $2,420 218 - - $100 - $370 - $2,060
71,900
kWh
$2,420
218
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$100
-
$
$370
-
$
11: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$3,390
Cost:
$15,681
$1,850 64,500 $980 88 - - $(-120) - $680 - $1,850
64,500
kWh
$980
88
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$(-120)
-
$
$680
-
$
12: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$370
Cost:
$1,180
$120 4,100 $70 6 - - $30 - $150 - $120
4,100
kWh
$70
6
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$30
-
$
$150
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$35,484
Cost:
$76,905
$17,008 592,813 $9,466 852 $7,150 1,106 $10 - $1,850 - $17,008
592,813
kWh
$9,466
852
kW-months/year
$7,150
1,106
MMBtu
$10
-
$
$1,850
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$14,694
Cost:
$18,095
$9,508 331,313 $4,446 400 - - $(-90) - $830 - $9,508
331,313
kWh
$4,446
400
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$(-90)
-
$
$830
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $ $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost