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IAC Assessment: UA0068
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IAC Assessment: UA0068
IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2011
Principal Product Plastic Medical Supplies
NAICS 339112 - Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing
SIC 3841 - Surgical And Medical Instruments
Sales $5,000,000-$10,000,000
# of Employees 173
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 115,000
Annual Production 2,147,483,647 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 3,094
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $296,299 4,883,380 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $109,035 9,755 kW-months/year $11.18
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $405,334
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $58,724 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $44,289
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $
01: 2.7261 INSTALL TIMERS AND/OR THERMOSTATS Savings:
$16,400
Cost:
$5,100
$15,020 165,729 - - $1,380 - $15,020
165,729
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$1,380
-
$
02: 2.4235 REMOVE OR CLOSE OFF UNNEEDED COMPRESSED AIR LINES Savings:
$15,438
Cost:
$13,988
$14,138 241,822 - - $1,300 - $14,138
241,822
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$1,300
-
$
03: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$10,210
Cost:
$4,238
$7,420 126,949 $1,930 173 $860 - $7,420
126,949
kWh
$1,930
173
kW-months/year
$860
-
$
04: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$12,451
Cost:
$46,341
$7,325 125,319 $4,077 365 $1,049 - $7,325
125,319
kWh
$4,077
365
kW-months/year
$1,049
-
$
05: 2.7122 DISCONNECT BALLASTS Savings:
$3,015
Cost:
$607
$929 15,900 $1,832 164 $254 - $929
15,900
kWh
$1,832
164
kW-months/year
$254
-
$
06: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$1,210
Cost:
$2,719
$1,108 18,954 - - $102 - $1,108
18,954
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$102
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$58,724
Cost:
$72,993
$45,940 694,673 $7,839 702 $4,945 - $45,940
694,673
kWh
$7,839
702
kW-months/year
$4,945
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$44,289
Cost:
$65,429
$36,483 532,870 $4,077 365 $3,729 - $36,483
532,870
kWh
$4,077
365
kW-months/year
$3,729
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees