IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2013
Principal Product Plastic Intermediate Bulk Containers
NAICS 326199 - All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing
SIC 3089 - Plastics Products, Nec
Sales $20,000,000
# of Employees 40
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 82,000
Annual Production 160,000 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 7,488
Location (State) AL
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Source Yearly Cost Usage
Electricity Usage $293,544 4,116,552
Electricity Demand - 7,793
Electricity Fees $30,360 -
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $329,708
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $32,384 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $28,367
#|Description Status Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Electricity Usage Electricity Fees
$ kWh $ $
01: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$8,157
Cost:
$800
$7,404 103,829 $753 - $7,404
103,829
kWh
$753
-
$
02: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$6,880
Cost:
$1,900
$6,245 87,576 $635 - $6,245
87,576
kWh
$635
-
$
03: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$4,734
Cost:
$858
$4,297 60,263 $437 - $4,297
60,263
kWh
$437
-
$
04: 2.7134 USE PHOTOCELL CONTROLS Savings:
$145
Cost:
$607
$132 1,847 $13 - $132
1,847
kWh
$13
-
$
05: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$3,894
Cost:
$490
$3,534 49,551 $360 - $3,534
49,551
kWh
$360
-
$
06: 2.6231 UTILIZE CONTROLS TO OPERATE EQUIPMENT ONLY WHEN NEEDED Savings:
$2,603
Cost:
$2,591
$2,363 33,142 $240 - $2,363
33,142
kWh
$240
-
$
07: 2.4131 REPLACE OVER-SIZE MOTORS AND PUMPS WITH OPTIMUM SIZE Savings:
$3,872
Cost:
$1,425
$3,515 49,297 $357 - $3,515
49,297
kWh
$357
-
$
08: 2.7261 INSTALL TIMERS AND/OR THERMOSTATS Savings:
$2,099
Cost:
$152
$1,905 26,720 $194 - $1,905
26,720
kWh
$194
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$32,384
Cost:
$8,823
$29,395 412,225 $2,989 - -
-
kWh
-
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$28,367
Cost:
$6,791
$25,748 361,081 $2,619 - -
-
kWh
-
-
$
$ kWh $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Electricity Usage Electricity Fees
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