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IAC Center Tennessee Technological University
Assessment Year
Principal Product Plastic Jars
NAICS 326160 - Plastics Bottle Manufacturing
SIC 3085 - Plastics Bottles
Sales $10,000,000
# of Employees 42
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 400,000
Annual Production 36,400,000 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 7,320
Location (State) AR
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $580,993 12,398,000 kWh $0.05
Electricity Demand $493,644 26,474 kW/month $18.65
Natural Gas $18,356 2,497 MMBtu $7.35
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $1,111,273
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $260,735 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* -
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas
$ kWh $ kW/month $ MMBtu
01: 2.2437 RECOVER WASTE HEAT FROM EQUIPMENT Savings:
$116,047
Cost:
$13,220
$104,436 2,226,775 $11,611 623 - - $104,436
2,226,775
kWh
$11,611
623
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.4224 UPGRADE CONTROLS ON COMPRESSORS Savings:
$54,178
Cost:
$300
$32,635 695,845 $21,543 1,155 - - $32,635
695,845
kWh
$21,543
1,155
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.3131 RESCHEDULE PLANT OPERATIONS OR REDUCE LOAD TO AVOID PEAKS Savings:
$49,818
Cost:
$14,600
- - $49,818 2,672 - - -
-
kWh
$49,818
2,672
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.4324 REPLACE HYDRAULIC / PNEUMATIC EQUIPMENT WITH ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT Savings:
$18,441
Cost:
$75,000
$18,441 393,192 - - - - $18,441
393,192
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$8,106
Cost:
$530
$8,106 172,837 - - - - $8,106
172,837
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
06: 2.4224 UPGRADE CONTROLS ON COMPRESSORS Savings:
$4,203
Cost:
$120
$2,278 48,611 $1,925 103 - - $2,278
48,611
kWh
$1,925
103
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$3,304
Cost:
$3,360
$2,663 56,788 $640 34 - - $2,663
56,788
kWh
$640
34
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
08: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$3,202
Cost:
$20
$1,814 38,688 $1,387 74 - - $1,814
38,688
kWh
$1,387
74
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
09: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$2,651
Cost:
$6,000
$2,651 56,518 - - - - $2,651
56,518
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
10: 2.1113 REDUCE COMBUSTION AIR FLOW TO OPTIMUM Savings:
$404
Cost:
$1,000
- - - - $404 55 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW/month
$404
55
MMBtu
11: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$307
Cost:
$680
$302 6,443 $5 - - - $302
6,443
kWh
$5
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
12: 2.2136 INSTALL / REPAIR INSULATION ON STEAM LINES Savings:
$74
Cost:
$269
$74 1,584 - - - - $74
1,584
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$260,735
Cost:
$115,099
$173,401 3,697,280 $86,930 4,662 $404 55 $173,401
3,697,280
kWh
$86,930
4,662
kW/month
$404
55
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
-
Cost:
-
- - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW/month
-
-
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW/month $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas