Penn State Student Helps PennTAP Analyze Data for Annual Energy Savings at DiamondBack

A PennTAP senior technical specialist and a Penn State engineering student visited the DiamondBack Truck Covers facility to observe operations and collect data regarding the facility’s energy use and potential opportunities for energy savings. Savings estimates include $16,300 for energy and labor and $12,000 per year in labor costs from equipment upgrades.

Energy Assessment Helps Kuhn Tool and Die Realize 15% Total Energy Savings

PennTAP technical advisors and PennTAP’s Penn State Greater Allegheny engineering student intern visited the facility to collect data and assess potential heating, air conditioning, and lighting energy upgrades. Efficiency estimates include an overall savings of 15%, or $14,200 annually, of the site’s total energy use.

EarthNet Energy’s Improved Web Presence Leads to Multiple Economic Benefits

PennTAP assisted EarthNet Energy with improving their website ranking and social media marketing. The return on investment reported through the economic benefits survey was $3,000 in cost avoidance, $3,000 in capital expenditures, two jobs created or retained, and approximately $36,000 in total economic benefits.

Penn State Student Engagement — Energy Assessments for Pennsylvania Manufacturers

The Anvil facility sustainability team, along with PennTAP advisors and Penn State students, suggested energy assessment improvements that resulted in a 33% reduction in electricity per compressor, a $65,000 cost savings per year, a savings of 400,000 kWh annually, and a reduction in 25 million gallons of water.