Large industries use up huge amounts of electricity each year, which ends up as their main expense apart from the raw material they acquire. With improved techniques and making changes, these industries are capable of making significant savings. Here are some ways most industries can make some changes to their processes and save up significantly on a day-to-day basis:
Heating Process Improvements
Manufacturing companies spend a bulk of their expenses in energy used to heat up equipment. For molding, melting, and forging structures, a large amount of heat is required. Compared to other expenses, heating procedures take up the lion’s share. But there are ways this process can be routed to perform better.
Installing heat management systems that can contain the flow of heat exhausted away, replacing current solutions with alternative fuels for better combustion, and setting up furnaces to better route heat, can contribute toward huge savings down the line.
There’s a huge overhead that takes place from the initial purchase and installation of new machinery. Newer machinery is generally created with energy consumption in mind without having a negative impact on performance. This amount pays off for itself in the long run as you save up on your losses and gain the added productivity from installing modern equipment.
Even if you cannot afford a complete overhaul, making small changes to your processes can result in savings that make a huge impact.
Energy audits are an excellent way for industries to make savings. It involves an auditor performing a detailed analysis of the procedures taking place on-site, the current machinery being used as well as how they are being utilized. An auditor can gauge how much power is required for day-to-day operations, as well as how much energy is being wasted.
They provide a detailed report later on, along with the suggestions that can help make sufficient savings for the industry.
Industries and commercial businesses can rely on WCI Electric for the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical components. We’re operating in Palo Alto, Redwood City, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, San Jose, Milpitas, and surrounding areas. We help industries make savings without compromising on their productivity.