Industrial Utility Efficiency    

Measurement

The 2016 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., welcomed 60,926 registered attendees. Thousands of contractors and engineers, OEMs, distributors and plant managers, from all facets of the global HVACR industry, converged at AHR Expo making it the world’s largest HVACR marketplace. In total 469,540 square feet, of exhibit space, was occupied by 2,063 exhibitors.  This year’s 18,254 exhibitor personnel addressed 42,672 visitors, based on a preliminary attendance count by the show’s management company, International Exposition Company
This paper presents a discussion on the topic of Electric Demand Management as it relates to electric tariff rates, new power generation, and incentives to curtail peak usage.
Reducing energy costs and pollution emissions involves many areas within an industrial facility.  My studies have found a four key (or common) areas where low cost practical projects can be implemented.  Combined, these projects provide savings exceeding 10% of the annual energy spend with an average payback of less than one year.
Reducing energy costs and pollution emissions involves many areas within an industrial facility. My studies have found key (or common) areas where low cost practical projects can be implemented.  Combined, these projects provide savings exceeding 10% of the annual energy spend with an average payback of less than one year.