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IAC Assessment: UA0024
IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2008
Principal Product Latex Gloves
NAICS 339113 - Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing
SIC 3069 - Fabricated Rubber Products, Nec
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 269
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 180,000
Annual Production 500,000,000 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 8,400
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $366,957 6,983,000 kWh $0.05
Electricity Demand $56,859 11,937 kW-months/year $4.76
Electricity Fees $24,000 - $ -
Natural Gas $1,682,412 194,917 MMBtu $8.63
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $2,130,228
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $191,879 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $20,370
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
01: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$6,342
Cost:
-
$5,586 107,729 $756 163 - - $5,586
107,729
kWh
$756
163
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$1,878
Cost:
$1,500
$1,878 32,169 - - - - $1,878
32,169
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$6,199
Cost:
$14,155
$5,903 105,352 $296 155 - - $5,903
105,352
kWh
$296
155
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.7122 DISCONNECT BALLASTS Savings:
$1,392
Cost:
$243
$1,226 23,657 $166 35 - - $1,226
23,657
kWh
$166
35
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.2135 REPAIR AND ELIMINATE STEAM LEAKS Savings:
$6,203
Cost:
$300
- - - - $6,203 739 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$6,203
739
MMBtu
06: 2.2136 INSTALL / REPAIR INSULATION ON STEAM LINES Savings:
$4,555
Cost:
$2,415
- - - - $4,555 543 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$4,555
543
MMBtu
07: 2.2425 USE FLUE GASES TO HEAT PROCESS OR SERVICE WATER Savings:
$98,000
Cost:
$126,000
- - - - $98,000 11,700 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$98,000
11,700
MMBtu
08: 2.4323 USE OPTIMUM SIZE AND CAPACITY EQUIPMENT Savings:
$24,566
Cost:
$23,000
- - - - $24,566 2,928 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$24,566
2,928
MMBtu
09: 2.2437 RECOVER WASTE HEAT FROM EQUIPMENT Savings:
$42,744
Cost:
$45,700
- - - - $42,744 5,094 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$42,744
5,094
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$191,879
Cost:
$213,313
$14,593 268,907 $1,218 353 $176,068 21,004 $14,593
268,907
kWh
$1,218
353
kW-months/year
$176,068
21,004
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$20,370
Cost:
$4,458
$8,690 163,555 $922 198 $10,758 1,282 $8,690
163,555
kWh
$922
198
kW-months/year
$10,758
1,282
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas