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IAC Assessment: IA0457
IAC Center Iowa State University
Assessment Year 2010
Principal Product Sodium Hyaluronate
NAICS 339112 - Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing
SIC 3841 - Surgical And Medical Instruments
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 125
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 112,000
Annual Production 200 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 2,500
Location (State) MN
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $339,122 6,357,300 kWh $0.05
Electricity Demand $129,894 13,330 kW-months/year $9.74
Natural Gas $145,276 26,508 MMBtu $5.48
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $614,292
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $34,439 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $13,352
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
01: 2.7134 USE PHOTOCELL CONTROLS Savings:
$112
Cost:
$420
$112 2,100 - - - - $112
2,100
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$6,596
Cost:
$995
$5,279 99,426 $1,317 136 - - $5,279
99,426
kWh
$1,317
136
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$1,389
Cost:
$1,210
$1,389 26,185 - - - - $1,389
26,185
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.7111 REDUCE ILLUMINATION TO MINIMUM NECESSARY LEVELS Savings:
$13,609
Cost:
$175
$10,894 205,159 $2,715 281 - - $10,894
205,159
kWh
$2,715
281
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$871
Cost:
$22
$465 8,750 $406 42 - - $465
8,750
kWh
$406
42
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
06: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$525
Cost:
$840
$299 5,631 $226 24 - - $299
5,631
kWh
$226
24
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.2437 RECOVER WASTE HEAT FROM EQUIPMENT Savings:
$691
Cost:
$752
- - - - $691 126 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$691
126
MMBtu
08: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$2,163
Cost:
$70
$1,154 21,750 $1,009 104 - - $1,154
21,750
kWh
$1,009
104
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
09: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$1,214
Cost:
$2,400
$648 12,206 $566 59 - - $648
12,206
kWh
$566
59
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
10: 2.2136 INSTALL / REPAIR INSULATION ON STEAM LINES Savings:
$428
Cost:
$579
$236 4,451 - - $192 35 $236
4,451
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$192
35
MMBtu
11: 2.7221 LOWER TEMPERATURE DURING THE WINTER SEASON AND VICE-VERSA Savings:
$6,841
Cost:
$1,000
$5,361 100,959 - - $1,480 270 $5,361
100,959
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$1,480
270
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$34,439
Cost:
$8,463
$25,837 486,617 $6,239 646 $2,363 431 $25,837
486,617
kWh
$6,239
646
kW-months/year
$2,363
431
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$13,352
Cost:
$6,028
$9,171 172,768 $3,298 341 $883 161 $9,171
172,768
kWh
$3,298
341
kW-months/year
$883
161
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas