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IAC Assessment: WV0376
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IAC Center West Virginia University
Assessment Year 2008
Principal Product Electrical Connectors
NAICS 334417 - Electronic Connector Manufacturing
SIC 3643 - Current-carrying Wiring Devices
Sales $22,000,000
# of Employees 33
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 131,069
Annual Production 300,000 Pieces
Production Hrs. Annual 6,110
Location (State) PA
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $116,296 2,654,107 kWh $0.04
Electricity Demand $56,309 7,519 kW-months/year $7.49
Electricity Fees $4,958 - $ -
Natural Gas $102,393 12,340 MMBtu $8.30
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $279,956
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $56,191 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $55,207
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
01: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$12,171
Cost:
$21,771
$8,763 199,987 $3,408 455 - - $8,763
199,987
kWh
$3,408
455
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
02: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$11,887
Cost:
$23,022
$8,659 197,600 $3,228 431 - - $8,659
197,600
kWh
$3,228
431
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
03: 2.2136 INSTALL / REPAIR INSULATION ON STEAM LINES Savings:
$7,524
Cost:
$5,130
$2,876 65,632 - - $4,648 560 $2,876
65,632
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$4,648
560
MMBtu
04: 2.3191 USE DEMAND CONTROLLER OR LOAD SHEDDER Savings:
$4,524
Cost:
$8,800
- - $4,524 604 - - -
-
kWh
$4,524
604
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
05: 2.2414 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT Savings:
$3,611
Cost:
$7,140
- - - - $3,611 435 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$3,611
435
MMBtu
06: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$3,318
Cost:
-
$2,709 61,812 $609 80 - - $2,709
61,812
kWh
$609
80
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
07: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$2,345
Cost:
-
$1,708 38,978 $637 85 - - $1,708
38,978
kWh
$637
85
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
08: 2.4157 ESTABLISH A PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM Savings:
$2,621
Cost:
$425
$2,142 48,888 $479 64 - - $2,142
48,888
kWh
$479
64
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
09: 2.4151 DEVELOP A REPAIR/REPLACE POLICY Savings:
$1,750
Cost:
$1,363
$1,428 32,590 $322 43 - - $1,428
32,590
kWh
$322
43
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
10: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$1,750
Cost:
$387
$1,428 32,590 $322 111 - - $1,428
32,590
kWh
$322
111
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
11: 2.4235 REMOVE OR CLOSE OFF UNNEEDED COMPRESSED AIR LINES Savings:
$1,649
Cost:
-
$1,259 28,730 $390 52 - - $1,259
28,730
kWh
$390
52
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
12: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$984
Cost:
$52
$729 16,645 $255 34 - - $729
16,645
kWh
$255
34
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
13: 2.1233 ANALYZE FLUE GAS FOR PROPER AIR/FUEL RATIO Savings:
$963
Cost:
$1,431
- - - - $963 116 -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$963
116
MMBtu
14: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$610
Cost:
$196
$453 10,349 $157 21 - - $453
10,349
kWh
$157
21
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
15: 2.4239 ELIMINATE OR REDUCE COMPRESSED AIR USAGE Savings:
$484
Cost:
$200
$394 8,986 $90 12 - - $394
8,986
kWh
$90
12
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$56,191
Cost:
$69,917
$32,548 742,787 $14,421 1,992 $9,222 1,111 $32,548
742,787
kWh
$14,421
1,992
kW-months/year
$9,222
1,111
MMBtu
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$55,207
Cost:
$69,865
$31,819 726,142 $14,166 1,958 $9,222 1,111 $31,819
726,142
kWh
$14,166
1,958
kW-months/year
$9,222
1,111
MMBtu
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas