chapter  18
6 Pages

- Energy Analysis in Minimization in Construction and Manufacturing

The company manufactures a complete range of products for the construction ’eld. They provide their products to industrial and commercial companies from a range of industries.

The objectives of this project were to de’ne the energy consumption of the company, and to identify economically feasible options for energy reduction. During our site visits from August through December of 2009, an energy assessment was conducted and energy consumption data was obtained. The energy assessment consisted of a comprehensive examination of current lighting ’xtures and appliances in the manufacturing, warehouse, and of’ce areas. Energy minimization options for the major areas of energy consumption were researched, with an emphasis placed on energy reduction and economic feasibility. The remainder of this report contains the data summary in addition to options and recommendations that were determined to be most bene’cial to the company and to the environment.