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IAC Assessment: WM0154
IAC Center University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Assessment Year 2020
Principal Product Ready mix concrete
NAICS 327320 - Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
SIC 3273 - Ready-mixed Concrete
Sales $1,000,000-$5,000,000
# of Employees 60
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 304,920
Annual Production 690,000 Tons
Production Hrs. Annual 4,000
Location (State) IL
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $172,249 2,422,625 kWh $0.07
Electricity Demand $73,895 10,418 kW-months/year $7.09
Electricity Fees $39,357 - $ -
Natural Gas $493,421 82,148 MMBtu $6.01
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $778,922
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $88,111 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $2,791
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Administrative Changes
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $
01: 2.1224 REPLACE BOILER Savings:
$58,212
Cost:
$300,000
- - - - $58,212 9,702 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$58,212
9,702
MMBtu
-
-
$
02: 2.2414 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT Savings:
$23,376
Cost:
$54,000
- - - - $23,376 3,896 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$23,376
3,896
MMBtu
-
-
$
03: 2.4112 INSTALL SOFT-START TO ELIMINATE NUISANCE TRIPS Savings:
$1,697
Cost:
$2,500
$1,697 23,872 - - - - - - $1,697
23,872
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
04: 2.8123 PAY UTILITY BILLS ON TIME Savings:
$1,563
Cost:
-
- - - - - - $1,563 - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$1,563
-
$
05: 2.4146 USE ADJUSTABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OR MULTIPLE SPEED MOTORS ON EXISTING SYSTEM Savings:
$1,436
Cost:
$3,500
$1,191 16,725 $245 35 - - - - $1,191
16,725
kWh
$245
35
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
06: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$1,228
Cost:
$1,500
$1,040 14,631 $188 26 - - - - $1,040
14,631
kWh
$188
26
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
07: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$599
Cost:
$1,500
$599 8,425 - - - - - - $599
8,425
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$88,111
Cost:
$363,000
$4,527 63,653 $433 62 $81,588 13,598 $1,563 - $4,527
63,653
kWh
$433
62
kW-months/year
$81,588
13,598
MMBtu
$1,563
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$2,791
Cost:
$1,500
$1,040 14,631 $188 26 - - $1,563 - $1,040
14,631
kWh
$188
26
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$1,563
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Administrative Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Administrative Changes