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IAC Assessment: MA0615
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IAC Assessment: MA0615
IAC Center University of Massachusetts
Assessment Year 2007
Principal Product Consoles, enclosures, office & technical furniture
NAICS 337214 - Office Furniture (except Wood) Manufacturing
SIC 2522 - Office Furniture, Except Wood
Sales $50,000,000-$100,000,000
# of Employees 327
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 460,320
Annual Production 16,000,000 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 4,600
Location (State) MA
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $766,338 6,024,000 kWh $0.13
Electricity Demand $86,293 16,920 kW-months/year $5.10
Natural Gas $418,680 31,868 MMBtu $13.14
Fuel Oil #2 $80,194 5,558 MMBtu $14.43
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $1,351,505
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $172,520 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $109,410
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Fuel Oil #2 Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Fuel Oil #2
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ MMBtu
01: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$57,604
Cost:
$84,300
$53,326 380,900 $4,278 920 - - - - $53,326
380,900
kWh
$4,278
920
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$44,050
Cost:
$100,800
$27,370 195,500 - - $16,680 1,673 - - $27,370
195,500
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$16,680
1,673
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$15,125
Cost:
-
$14,000 100,000 $1,125 242 - - - - $14,000
100,000
kWh
$1,125
242
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.2414 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT Savings:
$13,561
Cost:
$53,848
$(-9,604) (-68,600) $(-832) (-179) $23,997 2,407 - - $(-9,604)
(-68,600)
kWh
$(-832)
(-179)
kW-months/year
$23,997
2,407
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$11,214
Cost:
$800
$11,214 80,100 - - - - - - $11,214
80,100
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
06: 2.2531 RE-SIZE CHARGING OPENINGS OR ADD MOVABLE COVER OR DOOR Savings:
$10,518
Cost:
$13,000
- - - - $10,518 1,055 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$10,518
1,055
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.6218 TURN OFF EQUIPMENT WHEN NOT IN USE Savings:
$8,155
Cost:
-
$7,770 55,500 $385 83 - - - - $7,770
55,500
kWh
$385
83
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
08: 2.1311 REPLACE ELECTRICALLY-OPERATED EQUIPMENT WITH FOSSIL FUEL EQUIPMENT Savings:
$5,499
Cost:
$15,500
$6,286 44,900 $958 206 $(-1,745) (-175) - - $6,286
44,900
kWh
$958
206
kW-months/year
$(-1,745)
(-175)
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
09: 2.3212 OPTIMIZE PLANT POWER FACTOR Savings:
$4,673
Cost:
$18,500
- - $4,673 1,005 - - - - -
-
kWh
$4,673
1,005
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
MMBtu
10: 2.1233 ANALYZE FLUE GAS FOR PROPER AIR/FUEL RATIO Savings:
$2,121
Cost:
$3,200
- - - - - - $2,121 147 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$2,121
147
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$172,520
Cost:
$289,948
$110,362 788,300 $10,587 2,277 $49,450 4,960 $2,121 147 $110,362
788,300
kWh
$10,587
2,277
kW-months/year
$49,450
4,960
MMBtu
$2,121
147
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$109,410
Cost:
$119,800
$86,310 616,500 $10,461 2,250 $10,518 1,055 $2,121 147 $86,310
616,500
kWh
$10,461
2,250
kW-months/year
$10,518
1,055
MMBtu
$2,121
147
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Fuel Oil #2 Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Fuel Oil #2