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IAC Assessment: UM0473
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IAC Assessment: UM0473
IAC Center University of Michigan
Assessment Year 2016
Principal Product Hard chrome and electroless nickel plating
NAICS 332813 - Electroplating, Plating, Polishing, Anodizing, and Coloring
SIC 3471 - Plating And Polishing
Sales $5,000,000
# of Employees 36
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 37,140
Annual Production 500,000 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 8,736
Location (State) MI
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $176,744 1,922,160 kWh $0.09
Electricity Demand $4,966 387 kW-months/year $12.82
Natural Gas $18,933 10,661 MMBtu $1.78
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $200,643
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $79,557 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* -
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
01: 2.3212 OPTIMIZE PLANT POWER FACTOR Savings:
$6,129
Cost:
$15,000
$5,966 64,844 $163 13 - - $5,966
64,844
kWh
$163
13
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$1,050
Cost:
$1,000
$1,050 11,410 - - - - $1,050
11,410
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$3,566
Cost:
$1,000
$3,566 38,766 - - - - $3,566
38,766
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
04: 2.2514 COVER OPEN TANKS Savings:
$52,272
Cost:
$2,335
$48,867 531,167 $3,405 266 - - $48,867
531,167
kWh
$3,405
266
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.4324 REPLACE HYDRAULIC / PNEUMATIC EQUIPMENT WITH ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT Savings:
$2,899
Cost:
$2,835
$2,899 31,508 - - - - $2,899
31,508
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
06: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$7,291
Cost:
$23,462
$7,291 79,253 - - - - $7,291
79,253
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.7135 INSTALL OCCUPANCY SENSORS Savings:
$2,449
Cost:
$630
$2,449 26,618 - - - - $2,449
26,618
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
08: 2.2414 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT Savings:
$3,901
Cost:
$10,265
- - - - $3,901 2,204 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$3,901
2,204
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$79,557
Cost:
$56,527
$72,088 783,566 $3,568 278 $3,901 2,204 $72,088
783,566
kWh
$3,568
278
kW-months/year
$3,901
2,204
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
-
Cost:
-
- - - - - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas