IAC Center University of Massachusetts
Assessment Year 2007
Principal Product glass bulbs
NAICS 327212 - Other Pressed and Blown Glass and Glassware Manufacturing
SIC 3229 - Pressed And Blown Glass, Nec
Sales $21,000,000
# of Employees 97
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 600,000
Annual Production 10,000 Tons
Production Hrs. Annual 8,341
Location (State) RI
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Source Yearly Cost Usage
Electricity Usage $2,667,831 21,769,461
Electricity Demand $107,099 34,919
Electricity Fees $(-14,827) -
Natural Gas $1,983,124 194,919
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $4,743,227
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $133,704 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $133,704
#|Description Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas
$ kWh $ kW/month $ MMBtu
01: 2.4143 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE TO REPLACE THROTTLING SYSTEM Savings:
$47,879
Cost:
$79,554
$46,191 401,662 $1,688 578 - - $46,191
401,662
kWh
$1,688
578
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.4143 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE TO REPLACE THROTTLING SYSTEM Savings:
$32,820
Cost:
$26,621
$31,664 275,340 $1,156 396 - - $31,664
275,340
kWh
$1,156
396
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.2411 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT COMBUSTION AIR Savings:
$12,316
Cost:
$3,220
- - - - $12,316 1,151 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW/month
$12,316
1,151
MMBtu
04: 2.4143 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE TO REPLACE THROTTLING SYSTEM Savings:
$12,204
Cost:
$29,875
$11,772 102,363 $432 148 - - $11,772
102,363
kWh
$432
148
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.1311 REPLACE ELECTRICALLY-OPERATED EQUIPMENT WITH FOSSIL FUEL EQUIPMENT Savings:
$10,589
Cost:
$17,740
$15,456 134,400 $526 180 $(-5,393) (-504) $15,456
134,400
kWh
$526
180
kW/month
$(-5,393)
(-504)
MMBtu
06: 2.2511 INSULATE BARE EQUIPMENT Savings:
$7,795
Cost:
$1,924
$7,795 67,779 - - - - $7,795
67,779
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.3212 OPTIMIZE PLANT POWER FACTOR Savings:
$4,906
Cost:
$18,500
- - $4,906 1,680 - - -
-
kWh
$4,906
1,680
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
08: 2.7261 INSTALL TIMERS AND/OR THERMOSTATS Savings:
$4,125
Cost:
$3,552
$1,086 9,445 - - $3,039 284 $1,086
9,445
kWh
-
-
kW/month
$3,039
284
MMBtu
09: 2.2611 MODERATE COOLING TOWER OUTLET TEMPERATURE Savings:
$1,070
Cost:
$340
- - - - $1,070 95 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW/month
$1,070
95
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$133,704
Cost:
$181,326
$113,964 990,989 $8,708 2,982 $11,032 1,026 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$133,704
Cost:
$181,326
$113,964 990,989 $8,708 2,982 $11,032 1,026 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
$ kWh $ kW/month $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas
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