Golden Practices in Industrial Energy Management – Executive Summary of Energy Pathfinder Research Initiative report by CME

If you seek a list of low cost energy efficiency improvements in process energy management in manufacturing, then this post is for you. This post summarizes best practices for process energy management in selected industries as identified by Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) through an Energy Pathfinder Research Initiative.  The goal of this project was to identify [...]

Energy efficiency adds value beyond saving energy

Waste of energy, as painful as it is by itself, is often a symptom of lost sales, under utilization of production capacity and other lost opportunities. Some time ago I participated in a walk through energy audit of a commercial bakery. Plant manager was interested in saving energy, but not as much as in opportunities to [...]

Analysis of natural gas consumption at Weston Bakery revealed saving opportunities

GreenQ Partners analyzed natural gas consumption at Weston Bakery Sudbury. This article presents partial simplified results of this analysis. Gas was metered at oven level at uneven monthly billing intervals; production was reported every 28 days; weather data was provided by NASA on a daily basis. We visited bakery to link numbers to actual [...]