Commercial Chiller Plant Energy Savings in South Carolina


Posted on Monday 12th October 2020
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Our GREENandSAVE Staff is always on the lookout for cost-effective energy savings to help business in South Carolina become more sustainable. The Energy Intelligence Center has developed some excellent Chiller Plant Energy Savings ranging from 15% to 40% via their OptikW algorithmic software platform. The software solutions do not require new equipment and the compensation for the services is paved on the savings generated. This is a win/win for businesses and the environment.

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Optimization are core strengths of the Energy Intelligence Center. As sensor and control technology continues to improve, their team has demonstrated proven results using their advanced logic that leverages ambient conditions like temperature, humidity, and dew point to optimize HVAC systems.

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South Carolina is home to a diverse manufacturing base with more than 3,500 industries. The manufacturing sector in South Carolina accounts for approximately 40% of the energy consumed in the state. The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Program (SCMEP) and South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) have partnered to help the state’s industrial sector reduce its energy intensity by 2.5 percent annually.

The project was funded as one of 23 state and 5 regional awards presented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE’s) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO; formerly the Industrial Technologies Program) in 2009. The overall objective was to improve the operational energy efficiency of South Carolina manufacturers, ultimately improving their competiveness and their bottom line. To achieve this goal, SCEO and SCMEP delivered Industrial Assessment Center- and Energy Savings Assessment-style energy assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers throughout the state. In addition, the team conducted training for industrial stakeholders to provide them with the skills to identify and implement energy efficiency improvements and reduce waste in their facilities.

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