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May 16, 2012

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Reducing Operating Costs Through Energy Retrofits

By LANCE ENGLISH, Southland Industries, Garden Grove, Calif.

How do you develop a comprehensive plan for saving energy without spending a substantial amount of money just to learn what will work for your facility? It is not an easy task, but it can be done. A manufacturer in southern California recently was faced with a similar dilemma as it sought to reduce operating costs. This article examines the steps the manufacturer took to achieve operational excellence through a carefully orchestrated energy-audit and retrofit process.


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