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IAC Center University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Assessment Year 2023
Principal Product Paper Food Cartons
NAICS 322212 - Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing
SIC 2656 - Sanitary Food Containers
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 150
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 133,732
Annual Production 260,000,000 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 8,760
Location (State) NE
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $269,243 5,205,200 kWh $0.05
Electricity Demand $89,131 11,481 kW-months/year $7.76
Natural Gas $27,399 4,256 MMBtu $6.44
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $387,478
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $71,284 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* -
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost Increase in Production Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost Increase in Production
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ $ $ %
01: 2.7243 IMPROVE AIR CIRCULATION WITH DESTRATIFICATION FANS / OTHER METHODS Savings:
$30,717
Cost:
$54,394
$4,578 88,038 $939 121 - - - - $25,200 - $4,578
88,038
kWh
$939
121
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
$25,200
-
%
02: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$11,509
Cost:
$4,500
$12,121 233,094 - - $(-512) - $(-100) - - - $12,121
233,094
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$(-512)
-
$
$(-100)
-
$
-
-
%
03: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$9,699
Cost:
$10,600
$7,870 151,344 $1,829 236 - - - - - - $7,870
151,344
kWh
$1,829
236
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
-
-
%
04: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$6,949
Cost:
$768
- - $6,949 895 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
$6,949
895
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
-
-
%
05: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$4,292
Cost:
$128
$4,292 82,547 - - - - - - - - $4,292
82,547
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
-
-
%
06: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$3,953
Cost:
$392
$3,953 76,452 - - - - - - - - $3,953
76,452
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
-
-
%
07: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$2,356
Cost:
$2,892
$1,774 34,121 $377 49 $205 - - - - - $1,774
34,121
kWh
$377
49
kW-months/year
$205
-
$
-
-
$
-
-
%
08: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$1,809
Cost:
$2,875
$1,809 34,793 - - - - - - - - $1,809
34,793
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
-
-
%
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$71,284
Cost:
$76,549
$36,397 700,389 $10,094 1,300 $(-307) - $(-100) - $25,200 - $36,397
700,389
kWh
$10,094
1,300
kW-months/year
$(-307)
-
$
$(-100)
-
$
$25,200
-
%
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
-
Cost:
-
- - - - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
$
-
-
%
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ $ $ %
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost Increase in Production Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Personnel Changes Ancillary Material Cost Increase in Production