Select a Center

Arizona State University
Boise State University
Case Western Reserve University
Clemson University
Colorado State University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Indiana University-Purdue University
Lehigh University
Louisiana State University
North Carolina State
Oklahoma State University
Oregon State University
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
Syracuse University
Tennessee Technological University
Texas A&M, College Station
University of Alabama
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Florida
University of Illinois, Chicago
University of Kentucky
University of Massachusetts
University of Miami
University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
University of Utah
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
West Virginia University
IAC logo
IAC Assessment: GT0780
Sponsored by:
EERE AMO
IAC logo
IAC Assessment: GT0780
IAC Center Georgia Institute of Technology
Assessment Year 2004
Principal Product FROZEN DESSERTS
NAICS 311520 - Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing
SIC 2024 - Ice Cream And Frozen Desserts
Sales $40,000,000
# of Employees 178
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 160,000
Annual Production 8,000 Thousand Gallons
Production Hrs. Annual 2,000
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $407,759 13,175,520 kWh $0.03
Electricity Demand $389,045 47,497 kW-months/year $8.19
Electricity Fees $8,049 - $ -
Natural Gas $147,842 23,434 MMBtu $6.31
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $952,695
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $107,147 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $27,118
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ Tgal $ $ $ Tgal
01: 2.4226 USE / PURCHASE OPTIMUM SIZED COMPRESSOR Savings:
$6,020
Cost:
$11,903
$5,262 175,359 $758 95 - - - - - - - - $5,262
175,359
kWh
$758
95
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
02: 2.1222 INSTALL TURBULATORS Savings:
$11,482
Cost:
$12,800
- - - - $11,482 1,846 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$11,482
1,846
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
03: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$4,654
Cost:
$10,261
$1,811 60,430 $2,843 355 - - - - - - - - $1,811
60,430
kWh
$2,843
355
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
04: 2.2628 UTILIZE A LESS EXPENSIVE COOLING METHOD Savings:
$25,046
Cost:
$92,125
$15,000 499,961 - - - - $1,420 803,000 $6,954 - $1,672 - $15,000
499,961
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$1,420
803,000
Tgal
$6,954
-
$
$1,672
-
Tgal
05: 2.1233 ANALYZE FLUE GAS FOR PROPER AIR/FUEL RATIO Savings:
$4,772
Cost:
$500
- - - - $4,772 1,232 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$4,772
1,232
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
06: 2.8112 COMBINE UTILITY METERS Savings:
$23,320
Cost:
-
- - - - - - - - $23,320 - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
$23,320
-
$
-
-
Tgal
07: 2.4226 USE / PURCHASE OPTIMUM SIZED COMPRESSOR Savings:
$1,729
Cost:
$1,209
$1,729 57,638 - - - - - - - - - - $1,729
57,638
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
08: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$6,512
Cost:
-
$2,480 85,680 $4,032 504 - - - - - - - - $2,480
85,680
kWh
$4,032
504
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
09: 2.2135 REPAIR AND ELIMINATE STEAM LEAKS Savings:
$7,453
Cost:
$900
- - - - $7,453 1,198 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$7,453
1,198
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
10: 2.5111 CONVERT FROM INDIRECT TO DIRECT FIRED SYSTEMS Savings:
$12,344
Cost:
$20,000
- - - - $12,344 1,983 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$12,344
1,983
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
11: 2.2437 RECOVER WASTE HEAT FROM EQUIPMENT Savings:
$1,325
Cost:
$1,600
$1,314 43,800 $960 10 $(-949) (-153) - - - - - - $1,314
43,800
kWh
$960
10
kW-months/year
$(-949)
(-153)
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
12: 2.1111 CONTROL PRESSURE ON STEAMER OPERATIONS Savings:
$2,490
Cost:
$800
- - - - $2,490 316 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$2,490
316
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$107,147
Cost:
$152,098
$27,596 922,868 $8,593 964 $37,592 6,422 $1,420 803,000 $30,274 - $1,672 - $27,596
922,868
kWh
$8,593
964
kW-months/year
$37,592
6,422
MMBtu
$1,420
803,000
Tgal
$30,274
-
$
$1,672
-
Tgal
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$27,118
Cost:
$25,573
$8,802 293,427 $3,601 450 $14,715 2,746 - - - - - - $8,802
293,427
kWh
$3,601
450
kW-months/year
$14,715
2,746
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ Tgal $ $ $ Tgal
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption