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GLRPPR Sector Resource: The Visible Cost of Air: A Worksheet to Assist in Identifying Compressed Air Saving Opportunities

Title:
The Visible Cost of Air: A Worksheet to Assist in Identifying Compressed Air Saving Opportunities

Abstract:
Compressed air costs your company real money, usually a substantial amount of money. Compressed air is often taken for granted as a necessary cost, and is often abused and wasted. Its cost flows into the nebulous pot called, "overhead." Because of this, it tends to get squandered and misused. There is a wealth of handbooks and "how-to" publications available on the market. However the reader may need a PhD in engineering to decipher the mountains of calculations and constants. This fact sheet is different in its approach and methodology. It provides general, practical rule-of-thumb applications and recommendations. It provides the user a simple worksheet to assist in identifying areas of opportunity that may exist at one's own facility. Once realizing this, the user may then seek additional assistance from a professional air management service provider who will assess the system and recommend equipment and determine costs. (PDF Format; Length: 5 pages)

URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/2142/2016

Source:
IL Waste Management & Research Center (WMRC)

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
April 2007

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