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IAC Assessment: UA0247
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IAC Assessment: UA0247
IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2021
Principal Product Office Furniture
NAICS 337214 - Office Furniture (except Wood) Manufacturing
SIC 2522 - Office Furniture, Except Wood
Sales >$500,000,000
# of Employees 800
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 891,775
Annual Production 3,300,000 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 6,864
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $1,154,493 19,148,400 kWh $0.06
Electricity Demand $657,702 45,547 kW-months/year $14.44
Electricity Fees $(-425,891) - $ -
Natural Gas $663,691 87,815 MMBtu $7.56
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $2,049,995
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $133,642 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $34,145
#|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: 2.7111 REDUCE ILLUMINATION TO MINIMUM NECESSARY LEVELS Savings:
$40,414
Cost:
$20,833
$34,141 566,280 $14,296 990 $(-8,023) - - - $34,141
566,280
kWh
$14,296
990
kW-months/year
$(-8,023)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$314
Cost:
$705
$410 6,795 - - $(-96) - - - $410
6,795
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$(-96)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$6,372
Cost:
$340
$5,179 85,907 $2,410 167 $(-1,217) - - - $5,179
85,907
kWh
$2,410
167
kW-months/year
$(-1,217)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$10,267
Cost:
$1,000
$5,363 88,946 $8,058 558 $(-3,154) - - - $5,363
88,946
kWh
$8,058
558
kW-months/year
$(-3,154)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$24,460
Cost:
$9,801
$31,056 515,115 $918 64 $(-7,514) - - - $31,056
515,115
kWh
$918
64
kW-months/year
$(-7,514)
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
06: 2.7224 REDUCE SPACE CONDITIONING DURING NON-WORKING HOURS Savings:
$3,313
Cost:
$459
- - - - - - $3,313 438 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$3,313
438
MMBtu
07: 2.7231 USE RADIANT HEATER FOR SPOT HEATING Savings:
$48,502
Cost:
$37,450
- - - - - - $48,502 6,416 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
$
$48,502
6,416
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$133,642
Cost:
$70,588
$76,149 1,263,043 $25,682 1,779 $(-20,004) - $51,815 6,854 $76,149
1,263,043
kWh
$25,682
1,779
kW-months/year
$(-20,004)
-
$
$51,815
6,854
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$34,145
Cost:
$10,600
$36,235 601,022 $3,328 231 $(-8,731) - $3,313 438 $36,235
601,022
kWh
$3,328
231
kW-months/year
$(-8,731)
-
$
$3,313
438
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $ $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Natural Gas