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IAC Assessment: SU0306
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IAC Assessment: SU0306
IAC Center Syracuse University
Assessment Year 2011
Principal Product Vacuum Interrupters
NAICS 335999 - All Other Miscellaneous Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
SIC 3629 - Electrical Industrial Apparatus, Nec
Sales $50,000,000-$100,000,000
# of Employees 244
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 135,000
Annual Production 1,500,000 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 6,000
Location (State) NY
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Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $851,207 15,172,995 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $68,382 27,230 kW-months/year $2.51
Electricity Fees $69,011 - $ -
Natural Gas $238,906 28,607 MMBtu $8.35
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $1,306,433
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $122,905 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $105,291
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ Tgal $ $ $ Tgal
01: 2.8121 APPLY FOR TAX-FREE STATUS FOR ENERGY PURCHASES Savings:
$19,413
Cost:
-
- - - - $19,413 - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$19,413
-
$
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
02: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$2,375
Cost:
-
$2,375 40,260 - - - - - - - - - - $2,375
40,260
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
03: 3.5145 RECOVER AND REUSE SPENT ACID BATHS Savings:
$49,465
Cost:
$4,029
$(-666) (-11,280) $(-58) (-23) - - - - $50,189 - - - $(-666)
(-11,280)
kWh
$(-58)
(-23)
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
$50,189
-
$
-
-
Tgal
04: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$1,901
Cost:
$337
$1,901 32,220 - - - - - - - - - - $1,901
32,220
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
05: 3.4115 RECOVER AND REUSE COOLING WATER Savings:
$32,137
Cost:
$12,052
$(-793) (-13,440) $(-68) (-27) - - $18,748 15,000,000 - - $14,250 - $(-793)
(-13,440)
kWh
$(-68)
(-27)
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$18,748
15,000,000
Tgal
-
-
$
$14,250
-
Tgal
06: 3.1191 CHANGE PROCEDURES / EQUIPMENT / OPERATING CONDITIONS Savings:
$8,700
Cost:
$35,000
$(-2,797) (-47,400) $(-239) (-95) - - - - $11,736 - - - $(-2,797)
(-47,400)
kWh
$(-239)
(-95)
kW-months/year
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
$11,736
-
$
-
-
Tgal
07: 2.3212 OPTIMIZE PLANT POWER FACTOR Savings:
$8,914
Cost:
$55,516
- - - - $8,914 - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$8,914
-
$
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
-
-
Tgal
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$122,905
Cost:
$106,934
$20 360 $(-365) (-145) $28,327 - $18,748 15,000,000 $61,925 - $14,250 - $20
360
kWh
$(-365)
(-145)
kW-months/year
$28,327
-
$
$18,748
15,000,000
Tgal
$61,925
-
$
$14,250
-
Tgal
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$105,291
Cost:
$16,418
$2,817 47,760 $(-126) (-50) $19,413 - $18,748 15,000,000 $50,189 - $14,250 - $2,817
47,760
kWh
$(-126)
(-50)
kW-months/year
$19,413
-
$
$18,748
15,000,000
Tgal
$50,189
-
$
$14,250
-
Tgal
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ Tgal $ $ $ Tgal
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Water Consumption