Industrial Facilities Scorecard

    This photo shows a jumble of piping, wires, and pumps in an industrial environment. In the lower left hand corner are the words "Industrial Facilities Tool Suite" and underneath this are the words "Plant-Wide Systems."

    The Industrial Facilities Scorecard is designed to help operators of buildings on industrial sites find ways to reduce energy use and costs, lower emissions, boost productivity, and increase energy security of their facilities.

    Intended Users

    This scorecard is for owners and operators of industrial facilities who want to make their buildings more energy efficient.

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    Version: 3.0
    Release Date: September 2011

    Industrial Facilities Scorecard

    The Industrial Facilities Scorecard provides a snapshot of energy used by all the buildings at a plant. Use this tool to identify potential energy-saving measures based on annual energy use, as well as costs that can be considered for further investigation.

    System Requirements

    The offline version of the Industrial Facilities Scorecard will operate on the following PC's:

    • 32 and 64-bit computer running Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 7

    Inputs

    For the Industrial Facilities Scorecard, users will need to input the following:

    • Total annual plant electricity and fuel/steam use and annual cost for each building
    • Percentages of electricity and fuel/steam use and cost estimated to be used by building system types such as envelope, lighting, heating and cooling, and ventilation
    • Specific information about the existing four building system types.

    Outputs

    Based on input, the Industrial Facilities Scorecard will:

    • Provide estimates of potential electricity and fuel/steam savings and cost savings for appropriate energy efficiency improvements in the plant for each of the four main building system types.

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