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IAC Assessment: NC0307
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IAC Assessment: NC0307
IAC Center North Carolina State
Assessment Year 2004
Principal Product Wooden laboratory cabinets
NAICS 337127 - Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
SIC 3821 - Laboratory Apparatus And Furniture
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 200
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 153,000
Annual Production 56,000 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 4,000
Location (State) NC
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $161,309 4,135,920 kWh $0.04
Electricity Demand $61,145 9,231 kW-months/year $6.62
Electricity Fees $6,872 - $ -
Natural Gas $80,206 9,976 MMBtu $8.04
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $309,532
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $276,801 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $74,571
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Administrative Changes
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $ $ $
01: 4.3230 OPTIMIZE LOT SIZES TO REDUCE INVENTORY CARRYING COSTS Savings:
$151,225
Cost:
$150,000
$1,225 31,400 - - - - $112,500 - $37,500 - $1,225
31,400
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$112,500
-
$
$37,500
-
$
02: 4.1220 DEVELOP STANDARD PROCEDURES TO IMPROVE INTERNAL YIELDS Savings:
$72,400
Cost:
$49,500
- - - - - - $16,400 - $56,000 - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$16,400
-
$
$56,000
-
$
03: 2.7313 RECYCLE AIR FOR HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING Savings:
$32,361
Cost:
$24,000
- - - - $32,361 4,025 - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$32,361
4,025
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
04: 2.2437 RECOVER WASTE HEAT FROM EQUIPMENT Savings:
$16,989
Cost:
$31,278
- - - - $16,989 2,113 - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$16,989
2,113
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
05: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$1,342
Cost:
$1,456
$889 22,800 $453 68 - - - - - - $889
22,800
kWh
$453
68
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
06: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$313
Cost:
$381
$207 5,301 $106 16 - - - - - - $207
5,301
kWh
$106
16
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
-
-
$
07: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$2,171
Cost:
$100
$2,432 62,360 $1,239 187 - - $(-1,200) - $(-300) - $2,432
62,360
kWh
$1,239
187
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$(-1,200)
-
$
$(-300)
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$276,801
Cost:
$256,715
$4,753 121,861 $1,798 271 $49,350 6,138 $127,700 - $93,200 - $4,753
121,861
kWh
$1,798
271
kW-months/year
$49,350
6,138
MMBtu
$127,700
-
$
$93,200
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$74,571
Cost:
$49,600
$2,432 62,360 $1,239 187 - - $15,200 - $55,700 - $2,432
62,360
kWh
$1,239
187
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$15,200
-
$
$55,700
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $ $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Administrative Changes