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IAC Assessment: UA0226
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IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year
Principal Product Hardwood Flooring
NAICS 321912 - Cut Stock, Resawing Lumber, and Planing
SIC 2426 - Hardwood Dimension & Flooring Mills
Sales $15,522,292
# of Employees 105
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 178,580
Annual Production 806,000 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 4,725
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $382,787 4,743,103 kWh $0.08
Electricity Fees $(-9,997) - $ -
Wood $232,102 200,088 MMBtu $1.16
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $604,892
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $261,257 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* -
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood Administrative Changes
$ kWh $ $ $ MMBtu $ $
01: 2.3414 BURN WASTE TO PRODUCE STEAM TO DRIVE A STEAM TURBINE GENERATOR SET AND USE STEAM EXHAUST FOR HEAT Savings:
$219,577
Cost:
$400
$248,548 3,079,747 $(-7,335) - $(-21,636) (-18,727) - - $248,548
3,079,747
kWh
$(-7,335)
-
$
$(-21,636)
(-18,727)
MMBtu
-
-
$
02: 2.2414 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT Savings:
$15,587
Cost:
$42,000
- - - - $15,587 13,437 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
$
$15,587
13,437
MMBtu
-
-
$
03: 4.454 MODIFY STARTUP/SHUTDOWN TIMES Savings:
$15,732
Cost:
$150
- - $(-478) - - - $16,210 - -
-
kWh
$(-478)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
$16,210
-
$
04: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$4,733
Cost:
$50
$4,877 60,442 $(-144) - - - - - $4,877
60,442
kWh
$(-144)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
05: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$3,464
Cost:
$2,170
$3,569 44,228 $(-105) - - - - - $3,569
44,228
kWh
$(-105)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
06: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$2,164
Cost:
$309
$2,230 27,634 $(-66) - - - - - $2,230
27,634
kWh
$(-66)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$261,257
Cost:
$45,079
$259,224 3,212,051 $(-8,128) - $(-6,049) (-5,290) $16,210 - $259,224
3,212,051
kWh
$(-8,128)
-
$
$(-6,049)
(-5,290)
MMBtu
$16,210
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
-
Cost:
-
- - - - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ $ $ MMBtu $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood Administrative Changes