IAC Center University of Alabama
Assessment Year 2013
Principal Product Lumber
NAICS 321113 - Sawmills
SIC 2421 - Sawmills And Planing Mills, General
Sales $6,800,000
# of Employees 44
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 100,000
Annual Production 13,500 Thousand Feet
Production Hrs. Annual 2,448
Location (State) AL
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Source Yearly Cost Usage
Electricity Usage $237,163 3,048,228
Electricity Demand - 15,122
Electricity Fees $10,708 -
Natural Gas $752 40
Wood - 61,606
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $248,623
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $39,439 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $23,731
#|Description Status Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood
$ kWh $ $ $ MMBtu
01: 2.4231 REDUCE THE PRESSURE OF COMPRESSED AIR TO THE MINIMUM REQUIRED Savings:
$1,783
Cost:
$400
$1,743 22,398 $40 - - - $1,743
22,398
kWh
$40
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$13,389
Cost:
$7,400
$13,091 168,261 $298 - - - $13,091
168,261
kWh
$298
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.1113 REDUCE COMBUSTION AIR FLOW TO OPTIMUM Savings:
$3,045
Cost:
$23,550
- - - - $3,045 5,438 -
-
kWh
-
-
$
$3,045
5,438
MMBtu
04: 2.2131 INSULATE STEAM / HOT WATER LINES Savings:
$174
Cost:
$3,355
- - - - $174 310 -
-
kWh
-
-
$
$174
310
MMBtu
05: 2.2131 INSULATE STEAM / HOT WATER LINES Savings:
$85
Cost:
$609
- - - - $85 152 -
-
kWh
-
-
$
$85
152
MMBtu
06: 4.454 MODIFY STARTUP/SHUTDOWN TIMES Savings:
$15,087
Cost:
-
- - $15,087 - - - -
-
kWh
$15,087
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$3,270
Cost:
$1,654
$3,197 41,087 $73 - - - $3,197
41,087
kWh
$73
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
08: 2.7143 USE MORE EFFICIENT LIGHT SOURCE Savings:
$2,244
Cost:
$4,074
$2,194 28,201 $50 - - - $2,194
28,201
kWh
$50
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
09: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$362
Cost:
$763
$354 4,548 $8 - - - $354
4,548
kWh
$8
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$39,439
Cost:
$41,805
$20,579 264,495 $15,556 - $3,304 5,900 -
-
kWh
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$23,731
Cost:
$37,078
$20,225 259,947 $461 - $3,045 5,438 -
-
kWh
-
-
$
-
-
MMBtu
$ kWh $ $ $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood Electricity Usage Electricity Fees Wood
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