Energy Saving Resource Library

Here you'll find a list of publications that may assist you in better understanding and navigating the world of energy savings. We are constantly updating this page, so please come back to stay informed on "intelligent efficiency" topics that could assist you in better understanding the impact of process ventilation controllers and the significant impact they are having on business at large.

 

Companies Growing Focus On Cutting Energy Use

It should be obvious, but... companies, schools and other facilities that set energy efficiency goals are far more likely to implement energy-saving measures than those that do not. 

External web link - http://fuelfix.com/blog/2013/06/17/companies-growing-focus-on-cutting-energy-use/

Financial Tools for Making the Business Case in Sustainability

One of the most commonly used tools to make the business case for sustainability is the simple payback period (SPP). That is, how long before the investment pays off. It's a quick way to evaluate a project's economic feasibility and decide whether you need to look deeper prior to implementing an initiative. 

External web link - http://fmlink.com/articles/financial-tools-for-making-the-business-case-in-sustainability/

Search State Incentives and Resources Database

Access to thousands of rebates, grants, loans, assessments and other incentives for implementation of energy saving projects in your plant! 

External web link - http://www1.eere.energy.gov/manufacturing/states/state_activities/incentive_search.aspx

Energy Efficiency Is Still Cheaper than Natural Gas

Though it is true that changes in the natural gas market represent challenges for energy efficiency measures, it also represents opportunities. Despite the current low prices, energy efficiency is still the most cost effective new energy resource. 

External web link - http://www.sustainableplant.com/2012/09/energy-efficiency-is-still-cheaper-than-natural-gas/

Energy Savings - Industrial Ventilation Calculators and Tools

Dust collection and air filtration systems that filter out the contaminants and recycle the cleaned air will save the energy costs incurred when venting contaminated air to the outside. 

External web link - https://www.dustspot.com/calculate/

A Plant Operator's View of Sustainability

Organizations may have sustainability on their radar screens as a to-do item, but to the extent such an initiative can succeed is largely a function of the front-line workers, with whom the full responsibility to sustain such initiatives rests. 

External web link - http://www.sustainableplant.com/2013/01/sustainability-from-the-plant-operator-view/

Five key activities can help reduce energy use

Effective energy management can help achieve more efficient use of energy... Energy management is a proven tool; during challenging economic times, this competitive edge can help plants survive. When economic conditions are favorable, energy management can further boost the plant's profitability. 

External web link - http://www.chemicalprocessing.com/articles/2012/understand-energy-management-basics/

The High Price of Sticking with What You Know

A common theme in every effective corporate energy program is the way the company effectively and consistently implements continuous improvement processes. This is always a blend of outstanding site energy leadership and teams, combined with high-level management sponsorship and support. 

External web link - http://www.sustainableplant.com/2012/09/the-high-price-of-sticking-with-what-you-know/