Operational optimisation

Comprehensive energy efficiency concept

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CUSTOMER

Hugo Schmitz GmbH & Co.KG

CALENDAR

06/2018 – 12/2018

CONTACT

Klaus-Joachim Pfeuffer
project Manager

CUSTOMER OBJECTIVES

  • To reduce total energy consumption at a metal hardening plant
  • To improve the quality of lighting
  • To renew a worn-out compressed air system
  • To reduce gas consumption for heating and warm water

OUR SERVICES/PROJECT SCOPE

  • Design and construction of a new compressed air system and compressed air network
  • Replacement of the heating system
  • Concept definition and installation of a heat recovery system and hardening furnace
  • Plan to convert lighting to LED technology, including refitting
  • Implementation of an energy data management system

RESULTS

  • Compressed air energy consumption reduced by 25%
  • Gas consumption for heating and warm water compensated for by the installation of a heat recovery system
  • Lighting energy consumption reduced by 49%
  • CO2 emissions reduced by 190 tonnes/year

SPECIFICS

  • In-depth infrastructure analysis of the entire site and development of a strategy for implementing efficiency measures