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TechHelp’s E3 program provides coordinated technical assistance to help your business thrive in an era of intense global competition. E3 starts with an assessment of potential Energy, Waste and Efficiency savings followed by a plan for realizing those savings.
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TechHelp E3 Process
On-site E3 assessment plus analysis and recommendations by TechHelp Specialist (guided by TechHelp E3 Specialist, Dave O'Connell at right) identifies key operational improvements, financial incentives, training needs and an implementation plan.
E3 Implementation project generates ROI through workforce training, continuous improvement activities and expert focus on building, lights, water, waste, motors, refrigeration and more.
Review & Reload to determine project ROI and next steps for continuous improvement.
E3 Benefits Manufacturers, Utilities, Employees and Communities
Cost savings generated through process & resource efficiencies and reduced waste.
Technical and financial resources provided through state, federal and utility programs and from energy and waste experts.
Regulatory requirements addressed from local, state and federal perspectives.
Competitiveness improved through advanced business practices that will expand supply chain opportunities, open new markets and retain skilled employees.
Revenue generation enhanced through improved competitiveness of existing manufactures, productive investment in local communities and the ability to attract new business that creates and retains manufacturing jobs.
TechHelp Core Team
TechHelp is Idaho’s Manufacturing Extension Center and a partnership of Idaho’s three universities with Specialists based statewide. Your E3 engagement will be led by a local TechHelp Manufacturing Specialist with expertise in our standardized E3 methodology.
TechHelp Extended Team
TechHelp works closely with state and federal agencies,utility companies and private organizations with E3 expertise in buildings, lighting, compressed air, boilers, HVAC, motors, pumps and more.
ON Semiconductor (Link to Full On Story)
“ON Semiconductor thanks TechHelp and its partners for their help and expertise in assessing potential projects with both a Lean and Green perspective.” Krista Johnston, Project Manager, ON Semiconductor
ON Quantified the following as a direct result of E3 activities:
Quantified $473,000 in annual savings
- Saved $18,000 annually by reducing water use and maintenance
Decreased waste water ammonia surcharge fees of $6,000/yr
Saved $32,000/yr in electricity
Saved $400,000/yr in rent and other costs
Future savings of $200,000/yr in reduced waste water generation
E3 assessments at 11 facilities in Michigan resulted in yearly savings of $860,000 per facility.
Recommendations from energy assessments averaged $55,000 in yearly savings per manufacturer.
For more information regarding E3 contact your local TechHelp Manufacturing Specialist or connect with our E3 Specialist, Dave O’Connell:
Tools & Calculators
Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative: http://www.ghgprotocol.org/calculation-tools Check out the sector tool sets.
DOE Energy Information Administration Reporting Tools: http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/reporting_tools.html including the Simplified Emissions Inventory Tool: http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/1605/rrfi/excel/SEIT%20Draft%20Nov2006.xls
Washington State University Energy Extension publications: http://www.energy.wsu.edu/pubs/ The reports and fact sheets under the Commercial/Industrial heading include links to other tools and calculators specific to each topic addressed, e.g. motors.
Equivalency Calculators: http://www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-resources/calculator.html