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Development of a Performance-based Industrial Energy Efficiency Indicator for Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills

Last Updated: 11-08-2016

This report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for pulp, paper, and paperboard mill plants. It also explains how the EPI was developed to provide a plant-level indicator of energy efficiency by working with the pulp and paper mill industry. This report is useful if you would like background information on how EPA's ENERGY STAR Pulp and Paper Mill EPI was developed. The report presents the individual equations used to develop the EPI, as well as instructions for using them in an associated Excel spreadsheet.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Development of a Performance-based Industrial Energy Efficiency Indicator for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plants

Last Updated: 11-08-2016

This report describes the work of EPA and the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry to develop an Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for facilities that develop and manufacture pharmaceutical products in the United States. Learn how EPA uses EPIs to encourage industries to voluntarily improve their energy use. The report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the EPI for pharmaceutical manufacturing plants. The equations are presented with instructions for using them in an associated Excel spreadsheet.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Development of a Performance-based Industrial Energy Efficiency Indicator for Glass Manufacturing Plants

Last Updated: 11-08-2016

This report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for glass manufacturing plants. It also explains how the EPI was developed to provide a plant-level indicator of energy efficiency by working with the glass manufacturing industry. This report is useful if you would like background information on how EPA's ENERGY STAR Glass Manufacturing Plant EPI was developed. The report presents the individual equations used to develop the EPI, as well as instructions for using them in an associated Excel spreadsheet.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Development of a Performance-based Industrial Energy Efficiency Indicator for Food Processing Plants

Last Updated: 11-08-2016

This report describes the work of EPA and the food processing industry to develop an Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for food processing plants and explains how EPA's ENERGY STAR program uses EPIs to encourage industries to voluntarily improve their energy use. The report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the EPI for the following food procession plants: juice, frozen fried potatoes, tomato products, and cook and cracker bakeries. The equations are presented with instructions for using them in an associated Excel spreadsheet.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Development of a Performance-based Industrial Energy Efficiency Indicator for Corn Refining Plants

Last Updated: 11-08-2016

This report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for corn refining plants. It also explains how the EPI was developed to provide a plant-level indicator of energy efficiency by working with the corn refining industry. This report is useful if you would like background information on how EPA's ENERGY STAR Wet Corn Milling Plant EPI was developed. The report presents the individual equations used to develop the EPI, as well as instructions for using them in an associated Excel spreadsheet.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Development of a Performance-based Industrial Energy Efficiency Indicator for Cement Manufacturing Plants

Last Updated: 11-08-2016

This report describes the data and statistical methods used to construct the Energy Performance Indicator (EPI) for cement manufacturing plants. It also explains how the EPI was developed to provide a plant-level indicator of energy efficiency by working with the cement manufacturing industry. This report is useful if you would like background information on how EPA's ENERGY STAR Cement Manufacturing Plant EPI was developed. The report presents the individual equations used to develop the EPI, as well as instructions for using them in an associated Excel spreadsheet.

Topic: Energy management guidance, Benchmarking
Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Evaluating Clean Development Mechanism Projects in the Cement Industry Using a Process-Step Benchmarking Approach

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

This paper describes the potential use of benchmarking for evaluating Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in the cement industry.

Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing

Carbon Emissions Reduction Potential in the U.S. Chemicals and Pulp and Paper Industries by Applying CHP Technologies

Last Updated: 09-09-2016

This report disucsses the carbon emissions reduction potential in the U.S. chemicals and pulp & paper industries by applying CHP technologies

Resource Type: Research and reports
Market Sector: General industrial/manufacturing