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IAC Assessment: IA0245
IAC Center Iowa State University
Assessment Year 2000
Principal Product molded thermoplastic parts
NAICS n/a
SIC 3083 - Laminated Plastics Plate & Sheet
Sales $5,000,000-$10,000,000
# of Employees 50
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 40,000
Annual Production 1,200 Tons
Production Hrs. Annual 4,600
Location (State) MN
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $128,107 2,058,031 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $47,453 6,324 kW-months/year $7.50
Natural Gas $1,416 283 MMBtu $5.00
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $179,296
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $105,174 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $98,489
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Solid Waste (non-haz) Primary Raw Material Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Solid Waste (non-haz) Primary Raw Material Ancillary Material Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ lb $ $ $ $
01: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$3,446
Cost:
-
$2,007 64,771 $1,439 192 - - - - - - $2,007
64,771
kWh
$1,439
192
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
02: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$1,424
Cost:
$3,164
$734 23,740 $690 92 - - - - - - $734
23,740
kWh
$690
92
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
03: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$791
Cost:
-
$485 15,533 $306 41 - - - - - - $485
15,533
kWh
$306
41
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
04: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$186
Cost:
$25
$114 3,810 $72 10 - - - - - - $114
3,810
kWh
$72
10
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
05: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$142
Cost:
$335
$88 2,931 $54 7 - - - - - - $88
2,931
kWh
$54
7
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
06: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$114
Cost:
$113
$70 2,345 $44 6 - - - - - - $70
2,345
kWh
$44
6
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
07: 3.5212 REGRIND, REUSE, OR SELL SCRAP PLASTIC PARTS Savings:
$97,398
Cost:
$100,000
$(-1,558) (-50,117) $(-6,025) (-804) $104,981 299,730 - - - - $(-1,558)
(-50,117)
kWh
$(-6,025)
(-804)
kW-months/year
$104,981
299,730
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
08: 4.2210 USE ONLY AMOUNT OF PACKAGING MATERIAL NECESSARY Savings:
$1,500
Cost:
$6,500
- - - - - - $1,500 - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
$1,500
-
$
-
-
$
09: 4.2110 CONSIDER USE / PURCHASE OF BULK MATERIALS WHERE POSSIBLE Savings:
$173
Cost:
-
- - - - - - - - $173 - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
lb
-
-
$
$173
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$105,174
Cost:
$110,137
$1,940 63,013 $(-3,420) (-456) $104,981 299,730 $1,500 - $173 - $1,940
63,013
kWh
$(-3,420)
(-456)
kW-months/year
$104,981
299,730
lb
$1,500
-
$
$173
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$98,489
Cost:
$100,138
$(-889) (-28,429) $(-5,603) (-747) $104,981 299,730 - - - - $(-889)
(-28,429)
kWh
$(-5,603)
(-747)
kW-months/year
$104,981
299,730
lb
-
-
$
-
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ lb $ $ $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Solid Waste (non-haz) Primary Raw Material Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Solid Waste (non-haz) Primary Raw Material Ancillary Material Cost