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IAC Assessment: UA0158
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IAC Assessment: UA0158
IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2016
Principal Product Office Furniture
NAICS 337214 - Office Furniture (except Wood) Manufacturing
SIC 2522 - Office Furniture, Except Wood
Sales >$500,000,000
# of Employees 895
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 889,425
Annual Production 339,843 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 6,240
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $1,591,161 25,473,600 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $1,076,720 55,760 kW-months/year $19.31
Electricity Fees $(-337,970) - $ -
Natural Gas $1,018,754 117,706 MMBtu $8.66
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $3,348,665
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $669,972 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $283,308
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ MMBtu
01: 2.2425 USE FLUE GASES TO HEAT PROCESS OR SERVICE WATER Savings:
$226,961
Cost:
$70,000
- - - - - - $226,961 26,208 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$226,961
26,208
MMBtu
02: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$148,298
Cost:
$25,908
$106,652 1,707,525 $63,414 3,284 $(-21,768) - - - $106,652
1,707,525
kWh
$63,414
3,284
kW-months/year
$(-21,768)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.7134 USE PHOTOCELL CONTROLS Savings:
$5,176
Cost:
$8,087
$5,936 95,040 - - $(-760) - - - $5,936
95,040
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$(-760)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$3,524
Cost:
$11,746
$4,041 64,696 - - $(-517) - - - $4,041
64,696
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$(-517)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.4226 USE / PURCHASE OPTIMUM SIZED COMPRESSOR Savings:
$74,344
Cost:
$60,000
$58,918 943,290 $26,339 1,364 $(-10,913) - - - $58,918
943,290
kWh
$26,339
1,364
kW-months/year
$(-10,913)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
06: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$33,548
Cost:
$2,995
$18,660 298,745 $19,812 1,026 $(-4,924) - - - $18,660
298,745
kWh
$19,812
1,026
kW-months/year
$(-4,924)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$16,549
Cost:
$700
$11,891 190,385 $7,087 367 $(-2,429) - - - $11,891
190,385
kWh
$7,087
367
kW-months/year
$(-2,429)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
08: 2.7261 INSTALL TIMERS AND/OR THERMOSTATS Savings:
$155,322
Cost:
$3,450
$5,417 86,729 - - $(-69) - $149,974 17,318 $5,417
86,729
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$(-69)
-
$
$149,974
17,318
MMBtu
09: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$6,250
Cost:
$1,800
$4,310 69,012 $2,858 148 $(-918) - - - $4,310
69,012
kWh
$2,858
148
kW-months/year
$(-918)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$669,972
Cost:
$184,686
$215,825 3,455,422 $119,510 6,189 $(-42,298) - $376,935 43,526 $215,825
3,455,422
kWh
$119,510
6,189
kW-months/year
$(-42,298)
-
$
$376,935
43,526
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$283,308
Cost:
$75,495
$34,861 558,142 $29,757 1,541 $(-8,271) - $226,961 26,208 $34,861
558,142
kWh
$29,757
1,541
kW-months/year
$(-8,271)
-
$
$226,961
26,208
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas