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IAC Assessment: WV0438
IAC Center West Virginia University
Assessment Year 2011
Principal Product Recycled Aluminum
NAICS 331314 - Secondary Smelting and Alloying of Aluminum
SIC 3341 - Secondary Nonferrous Metals
Sales $10,000,000-$50,000,000
# of Employees 74
Plant Area (Sq.Ft.) 200,000
Annual Production 366,000,000 Pounds
Production Hrs. Annual 8,760
Location (State) WV
Source Yearly Cost Usage Unit Unit Cost
Electricity Usage $416,750 10,937,315 kWh $0.04
Electricity Demand $269,285 18,579 kW-months/year $14.49
Natural Gas $711,804 131,229 MMBtu $5.42
TOTAL ENERGY COSTS $1,397,839
RECOMMENDED SAVINGS* $149,863 *Non-energy impacts
included in savings.
See recommendations below
IMPLEMENTED SAVINGS* $46,230
#|Description Savings
Cost
Status Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $
01: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$39,104
Cost:
$107,167
$27,106 699,886 $11,998 828 - - - - $27,106
699,886
kWh
$11,998
828
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
02: 2.2414 USE WASTE HEAT FROM HOT FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT Savings:
$26,986
Cost:
$25,242
- - - - $26,986 4,979 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$26,986
4,979
MMBtu
-
-
$
03: 2.2424 USE HEAT IN FLUE GASES TO PREHEAT PRODUCTS OR MATERIALS Savings:
$23,750
Cost:
$68,377
- - - - $23,750 4,382 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$23,750
4,382
MMBtu
-
-
$
04: 2.4156 ESTABLISH A PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM Savings:
$14,539
Cost:
$4,000
$9,726 251,113 $4,985 344 - - $(-172) - $9,726
251,113
kWh
$4,985
344
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$(-172)
-
$
05: 2.7142 UTILIZE HIGHER EFFICIENCY LAMPS AND/OR BALLASTS Savings:
$12,808
Cost:
$24,313
$7,968 205,738 $4,840 334 - - - - $7,968
205,738
kWh
$4,840
334
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
06: 2.2511 INSULATE BARE EQUIPMENT Savings:
$10,092
Cost:
$2,424
- - - - $10,092 1,862 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$10,092
1,862
MMBtu
-
-
$
07: 2.4111 UTILIZE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELTS AND OTHER IMPROVED MECHANISMS Savings:
$8,963
Cost:
$2,000
$5,926 153,021 $3,037 210 - - - - $5,926
153,021
kWh
$3,037
210
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
08: 2.4151 DEVELOP A REPAIR/REPLACE POLICY Savings:
$8,588
Cost:
$629
$5,806 149,918 $2,970 205 - - $(-188) - $5,806
149,918
kWh
$2,970
205
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$(-188)
-
$
09: 2.4221 INSTALL COMPRESSOR AIR INTAKES IN COOLEST LOCATIONS Savings:
$2,774
Cost:
$648
$1,832 47,306 $942 65 - - - - $1,832
47,306
kWh
$942
65
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
10: 2.4236 ELIMINATE LEAKS IN INERT GAS AND COMPRESSED AIR LINES/ VALVES Savings:
$1,332
Cost:
$359
$883 22,807 $449 31 - - - - $883
22,807
kWh
$449
31
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
-
-
$
11: 2.6232 INSTALL SET-BACK TIMERS Savings:
$927
Cost:
$617
- - - - $927 171 - - -
-
kWh
-
-
kW-months/year
$927
171
MMBtu
-
-
$
TOTAL RECOMMENDED Savings:
$149,863
Cost:
$235,776
$59,247 1,529,789 $29,221 2,017 $61,755 11,394 $(-360) - $59,247
1,529,789
kWh
$29,221
2,017
kW-months/year
$61,755
11,394
MMBtu
$(-360)
-
$
TOTAL IMPLEMENTED Savings:
$46,230
Cost:
$31,301
$30,309 782,597 $16,281 1,124 - - $(-360) - $30,309
782,597
kWh
$16,281
1,124
kW-months/year
-
-
MMBtu
$(-360)
-
$
Savings
Cost
$ kWh $ kW-months/year $ MMBtu $ $
Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes Electricity Usage Electricity Demand Natural Gas Personnel Changes