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IAC Assessment: LT0109
IAC Center Louisiana Tech
Assessment Year 1987
Principal Product HARDWOOD LUBMER CHIPS
NAICS n/a
SIC 2421 - Sawmills And Planing Mills, General
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 289
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 0
Annual Production 118,000 Tons
Production Hrs. Annual 8,568
Location (State) AR
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $1,211,881 17,975,967 kWh $0.07
Wood $522,000 870,002 MMBtu $0.60
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $1,733,881
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $99,300 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $83,561
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Wood Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Wood Administrative Changes
$ kWh $ MMBtu $ $
01: 2.1233 ANALYZE FLUE GAS FOR PROPER AIR/FUEL RATIO Savings:
$21,900
Cost:
$20,000
- - $21,900 36,500 - - -
-
kWh
$21,900
36,500
MMBtu
-
-
$
02: 2.1232 KEEP BOILER TUBES CLEAN Savings:
$15,000
Cost:
$7,000
- - $15,000 25,000 - - -
-
kWh
$15,000
25,000
MMBtu
-
-
$
03: 2.2121 INCREASE AMOUNT OF CONDENSATE RETURNED Savings:
$10,339
Cost:
-
$(-2,661) (-63,892) $11,800 19,700 $1,200 - $(-2,661)
(-63,892)
kWh
$11,800
19,700
MMBtu
$1,200
-
$
04: 2.3212 OPTIMIZE PLANT POWER FACTOR Savings:
$36,350
Cost:
$750
$36,350 - - - - - $36,350
-
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
05: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$5,400
Cost:
$12,150
$5,400 84,994 - - - - $5,400
84,994
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
06: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$10,311
Cost:
$15,000
$8,878 182,005 - - $1,433 - $8,878
182,005
kWh
-
-
MMBtu
$1,433
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$99,300
Cost:
$54,900
$47,967 203,107 $48,700 81,200 $2,633 - $47,967
203,107
kWh
$48,700
81,200
MMBtu
$2,633
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$83,561
Cost:
$42,750
$45,228 182,005 $36,900 61,500 $1,433 - $45,228
182,005
kWh
$36,900
61,500
MMBtu
$1,433
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ MMBtu $ $
Electricity Usage Wood Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Wood Administrative Changes