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IAC Assessment: SD0506
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IAC Assessment: SD0506
IAC Center San Diego State University
Assessment Year 2011
Principal Product High Pressure Aluminum Cylinders
NAICS 339112 - Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing
SIC 3354 - Aluminum Extruded Products
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 153
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 100,000
Annual Production 100,000 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 8,400
Location (State) CA
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $508,340 6,284,927 kWh $0.08
Electricity Demand $136,988 13,056 kW-months/year $10.49
Electricity Fees $22,725 - $ -
Natural Gas $199,378 31,470 MMBtu $6.34
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $867,431
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $23,874 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $8,402
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Usage Electricity Demand
$ kWh $ kW-months/year
01: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$8,173
Cost:
$100
$8,173 101,028 - - $8,173
101,028
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
02: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$5,408
Cost:
$600
$4,563 56,398 $845 81 $4,563
56,398
kWh
$845
81
kW-months/year
03: 2.7121 UTILIZE DAYLIGHT WHENEVER POSSIBLE IN LIEU OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHT Savings:
$281
Cost:
$100
$281 3,478 - - $281
3,478
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
04: 2.4133 USE MOST EFFICIENT TYPE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS Savings:
$2,431
Cost:
$2,923
$2,053 25,381 $378 36 $2,053
25,381
kWh
$378
36
kW-months/year
05: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$3,973
Cost:
$9,260
$3,973 49,100 - - $3,973
49,100
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
06: 2.7145 INSTALL SKYLIGHTS Savings:
$3,045
Cost:
$6,027
$2,569 31,752 $476 45 $2,569
31,752
kWh
$476
45
kW-months/year
07: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$563
Cost:
$1,476
$563 6,965 - - $563
6,965
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$23,874
Cost:
$20,486
$22,175 274,102 $1,699 162 $22,175
274,102
kWh
$1,699
162
kW-months/year
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$8,402
Cost:
$4,999
$7,179 88,744 $1,223 117 $7,179
88,744
kWh
$1,223
117
kW-months/year
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Usage Electricity Demand