Accession Number : ADA330955

Title :   Energy Survey of Army Laundry Facilities, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Executive Summary.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : A AND C CONSULTANTS INC ATLANTA GA

PDF Url : ADA330955

Report Date : 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : This Final Report details Energy Conservation Opportunities (ECOs) for the Laundry and Boiler Plant at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The ECOs noted in the table on the next page were evaluated for individual energy savings and are recommended for implementation. The energy savings and implementation costs for each measure are summarized on the following page in order of decreasing savings-to-investment (SIR) ratio. ECIP life cycle cost analyses were performed on all ECOs as a preliminary step, though all of the measures will fall into other funding categories. Because of the high internal heat gain produced in the Laundry, coupled with the fact that the laundry is not air conditioned, building envelope measures do not produce any energy savings. The most viable ECOs are related to the Boiler Plant (Boiler Replacement), recovering energy wasted in the wash water (Rinse Water Reuse) or utilizing Low Temperature Wash Water, and Changing the Hours of Laundry Operation. Additional operation and maintenance items are listed that can be addressed by the Directorate of Engineering and Housing (DEH) or the Laundry contractor, Integrity Management International, Inc., to generate quick energy savings. There are also several items included that will not produce energy savings but will improve the comfort level of the Laundry. These items should be given consideration as a method of improving productivity and/or employee morale. All ECOs evaluated by the project team are described in detail with engineering calculations for each following in Appendix 2.

Descriptors :   *ARMY FACILITIES, *LIFE CYCLE COSTS, *ENERGY CONSERVATION, *COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS, PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, WASTE WATER, ENERGY, SURVEYS, HEAT, CIVIL ENGINEERING, NORTH CAROLINA, ENERGY CONSUMPTION, BOILERS, ENERGY MANAGEMENT, WATER RECLAMATION, LAUNDRY OPERATIONS.

Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE