Sullair Australia – Air Compressor Manufacturer

CASE STUDY

Sullair Australia is a leading air compressor manufacturer located within Dandenong, Victoria. George Covino is their dedicated Health, Safety & Environmental manager. One important area of George’s responsibility is energy efficiency. George appointed Greenwire Consulting to undertake an energy audit to determine if their facility could operate more efficiently to reduce electricity consumption. As an independent consultant Greenwire audited the site ensuring that both viable & non-viable energy saving projects were clearly highlighted.

Energy Audit Details – A formal Level 2 Energy Audit (compliant to Australian Standard AS 3598) was conducted on Sullair’s manufacturing complex. The energy audit reviewed office lighting & associated office area packaged air-conditioning. It also included electrical equipment within their large manufacturing area. The results of the energy audit were presented formally to senior management of Sullair Australia. The majority of energy saving opportunities were lighting related

Sullair premises

ENERGY SAVINGS REVEALED

  • $ 29,000 PA equivalent to a reduction of 212 tonnes of CO2-(e)emissions per year.

EQUIPMENT AUDITED

Sullair compressors

AIR COMPRESSOR

The manufacturing area is serviced by a large central air compressor, receiver & drier

Sullair Lighting

WAREHOUSE HIBAYS

Lighting calculations were preformed to develop a more energy efficient lighting solution.

Sullair

OFFICE LIGHTING

Lighting levels were measured using a lux meter to determine over-lit areas.

DISTRIBUTION BOARDS

The power consumption of individual switchboard final sub-circuits were checked by Greenwire’s electrician.

Sullair msb

MAIN SWITCHROOM

The electricity consumption of sub-main circuits measured to create an load distribution diagram.

Sullair ac

PACKAGED AC UNITS

Operating parameters of roof-top plant were thoroughly checked for energy efficiency.

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