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IAC Assessment: TT0258
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IAC Assessment: TT0258
IAC Center Tennessee Technological University
Assessment Year 2021
Principal Product Engineered Plastics
NAICS 325211 - Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing
SIC 2821 - Plastics Materials And Resins
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 100
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 207,000
Annual Production 216,000,000 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 8,640
Location (State) TN
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $1,500,045 27,075,445 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $932,575 151,845 kW-months/year $6.14
Natural Gas $372,950 47,974 MMBtu $7.77
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $2,886,648
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $93,087 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* -
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Usage Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Usage Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ Tgal $ Tgal $ $
01: 3.4114 REPLACE CITY WATER WITH RECYCLED WATER VIA COOLING TOWER Savings:
$65,709
Cost:
$230,400
$(-958) (-17,297) - - - - $36,168 9,468 $49,139 9,468 $(-18,640) - $(-958)
(-17,297)
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$36,168
9,468
Tgal
$49,139
9,468
Tgal
$(-18,640)
-
$
02: 2.2414 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT Savings:
$10,627
Cost:
$25,000
- - - - $10,627 1,367 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$10,627
1,367
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
03: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$7,751
Cost:
$37,500
$7,751 139,903 - - - - - - - - - - $7,751
139,903
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
04: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$3,652
Cost:
$4,000
$3,170 57,229 $482 78 - - - - - - - - $3,170
57,229
kWh
$482
78
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
05: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$2,092
Cost:
$10,000
$2,092 37,764 - - - - - - - - - - $2,092
37,764
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
06: 2.1243 USE HEAT FROM BOILER BLOWDOWN TO PREHEAT BOILER FEED WATER Savings:
$1,703
Cost:
$7,500
- - - - $1,703 219 - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$1,703
219
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
07: 2.6124 ESTABLISH EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Savings:
$1,108
Cost:
$5,000
$1,108 20,007 - - - - - - - - - - $1,108
20,007
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
08: 2.4151 DEVELOP A REPAIR/REPLACE POLICY Savings:
$445
Cost:
-
$(-1,925) (-34,744) $(-553) (-90) - - - - - - $2,923 - $(-1,925)
(-34,744)
kWh
$(-553)
(-90)
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
$2,923
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$93,087
Cost:
$319,400
$11,238 202,862 $(-71) (-12) $12,330 1,586 $36,168 9,468 $49,139 9,468 $(-15,717) - $11,238
202,862
kWh
$(-71)
(-12)
kW-months/year
$12,330
1,586
MMBtu
$36,168
9,468
Tgal
$49,139
9,468
Tgal
$(-15,717)
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
-
Cost:
-
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
Tgal
-
-
Tgal
-
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ Tgal $ Tgal $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Usage Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Water Usage Water Disposal Ancillary Material Cost