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IAC Assessment: LE0248
IAC Center Lehigh University
Assessment Year 2007
Principal Product window coverings
NAICS 337920 - Blind and Shade Manufacturing
SIC 2591 - Drapery Hardware & Blinds & Shades
Sales $50,000,000-$100,000,000
# of Employees 244
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 130,000
Annual Production 36,000 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 4,160
Location (State) PA
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $119,190 1,837,082 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $70,004 5,439 kW-months/year $12.87
Natural Gas $38,706 3,429 MMBtu $11.29
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $227,900
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $73,493 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $26,842
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas One-time Revenue or Avoided Cost Increase in Production Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas One-time Revenue or Avoided Cost Increase in Production
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ MMBtu $ $ $ %
01: 2.7447 INSTALL VINYL STRIP / HIGH SPEED / AIR CURTAIN DOORS Savings:
$21,600
Cost:
$15,000
$3,432 52,794 $2,124 165 - - $4,877 180 - - $11,167 - $3,432
52,794
kWh
$2,124
165
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$4,877
180
MMBtu
-
-
$
$11,167
-
%
02: 2.7232 REPLACE EXISTING HVAC UNIT WITH HIGH EFFICIENCY MODEL Savings:
$18,118
Cost:
$1,600
- - - - - - $18,118 1,605 - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$18,118
1,605
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
%
03: 2.7261 INSTALL TIMERS AND/OR THERMOSTATS Savings:
$5,402
Cost:
$2,000
- - - - - - $5,402 478 - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$5,402
478
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
%
04: 2.4322 USE OR REPLACE WITH ENERGY EFFICIENT SUBSTITUTES Savings:
$4,065
Cost:
$11,000
$1,141 17,563 $378 30 - - - - $2,546 - - - $1,141
17,563
kWh
$378
30
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
$2,546
-
$
-
-
%
05: 2.3131 RESCHEDULE PLANT OPERATIONS OR REDUCE LOAD TO AVOID PEAKS Savings:
$3,500
Cost:
$2,500
- - $3,500 272 - - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
$3,500
272
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
%
06: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$2,990
Cost:
$400
$2,167 33,333 $823 64 - - - - - - - - $2,167
33,333
kWh
$823
64
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
%
07: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$1,531
Cost:
$300
$1,531 23,542 - - - - - - - - - - $1,531
23,542
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
%
08: 2.7111 REDUCE ILLUMINATION TO MINIMUM NECESSARY LEVELS Savings:
$613
Cost:
$20
$376 5,791 $216 17 $21 - - - - - - - $376
5,791
kWh
$216
17
kW-months/year
$21
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
%
09: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$15,674
Cost:
$25,073
$9,975 153,483 $5,699 443 - - - - - - - - $9,975
153,483
kWh
$5,699
443
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
%
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$73,493
Cost:
$57,893
$18,622 286,506 $12,740 991 $21 - $28,397 2,263 $2,546 - $11,167 - $18,622
286,506
kWh
$12,740
991
kW-months/year
$21
-
$
$28,397
2,263
MMBtu
$2,546
-
$
$11,167
-
%
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$26,842
Cost:
$38,993
$13,659 210,170 $10,616 826 $21 - - - $2,546 - - - $13,659
210,170
kWh
$10,616
826
kW-months/year
$21
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
$2,546
-
$
-
-
%
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ MMBtu $ $ $ %
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas One-time Revenue or Avoided Cost Increase in Production Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas One-time Revenue or Avoided Cost Increase in Production