IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2018
Principal Product Lost Foam Castings
NAICS 331524 - Aluminum Foundries (except Die-Casting)
SIC 3365 - Aluminum Foundries
Sales $717,500,000
# of Employees 165
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 126,000
Annual Production 500,000 Tons
Production Hrs. Annual 5,408
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage
Electricity Usage $1,744,142 28,880,871
Electricity Fees $(-19,103) -
Natural Gas $83,580 17,599
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $1,808,619
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $226,651 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* -
#|Description Status Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Natural Gas
$ kWh $ $ $ MMBtu
01: 2.1311 REPLACE ELECTRICALLY-OPERATED EQUIPMENT WITH FOSSIL FUEL EQUIPMENT Savings:
$70,570
Cost:
$200,000
$83,960 1,390,296 $(-1,553) - $(-11,837) (-2,492) $83,960
1,390,296
kWh
$(-1,553)
-
$
$(-11,837)
(-2,492)
MMBtu
02: 2.7273 INSTALL DESICCANT HUMIDITY CONTROL SYSTEM Savings:
$62,836
Cost:
$165,000
$24,215 400,982 $(-448) - $39,069 8,225 $24,215
400,982
kWh
$(-448)
-
$
$39,069
8,225
MMBtu
03: 2.4225 INSTALL COMMON HEADER ON COMPRESSORS Savings:
$63,989
Cost:
$119,600
$65,195 1,079,574 $(-1,206) - - - $65,195
1,079,574
kWh
$(-1,206)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$13,960
Cost:
$1,000
$14,223 235,515 $(-263) - - - $14,223
235,515
kWh
$(-263)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.2434 RECOVER HEAT FROM AIR COMPRESSOR Savings:
$6,216
Cost:
$1,912
- - - - $6,216 1,309 -
-
kWh
-
-
$
$6,216
1,309
MMBtu
06: 2.7143 USE MORE EFFICIENT LIGHT SOURCE Savings:
$9,080
Cost:
$25,456
$9,251 153,183 $(-171) - - - $9,251
153,183
kWh
$(-171)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$226,651
Cost:
$512,968
$196,844 3,259,550 $(-3,641) - $33,448 7,042 -
-
kWh
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
-
Cost:
-
- - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
$ kWh $ $ $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Natural Gas
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