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IAC Assessment: UA0248
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IAC Assessment: UA0248
IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2021
Principal Product Automotive axles
NAICS 336350 - Motor Vehicle Transmission and Power Train Parts Manufacturing
SIC 3714 - Motor Vehicle Parts And Accessories
Sales >$500,000,000
# of Employees 350
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 160,000
Annual Production 350,000 Units
Production Hrs. Annual 7,200
Location (State) AL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $314,950 4,484,104 kWh $0.07
Electricity Demand $56,270 10,505 kW-months/year $5.36
Electricity Fees $28,525 - $ -
Natural Gas $26,185 2,004 MMBtu $13.07
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $425,930
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $9,321 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $7,955
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $
01: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$5,182
Cost:
$9,020
$4,222 60,108 $590 110 $370 - $4,222
60,108
kWh
$590
110
kW-months/year
$370
-
$
02: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$2,679
Cost:
$2,002
$2,347 33,415 $141 26 $191 - $2,347
33,415
kWh
$141
26
kW-months/year
$191
-
$
03: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$1,366
Cost:
$100
$1,127 16,041 $142 26 $97 - $1,127
16,041
kWh
$142
26
kW-months/year
$97
-
$
04: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$94
Cost:
$274
$57 815 $31 6 $6 - $57
815
kWh
$31
6
kW-months/year
$6
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$9,321
Cost:
$11,396
$7,753 110,379 $904 169 $664 - $7,753
110,379
kWh
$904
169
kW-months/year
$664
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$7,955
Cost:
$11,296
$6,626 94,338 $762 142 $567 - $6,626
94,338
kWh
$762
142
kW-months/year
$567
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Electricity Fees