D.L. Thurrott Compressed Air Audits
Compressed Air is referred to as the fourth utility. It’s one of, if not the largest, energy consumer in your plant. Compressed air is widely used in virtually all segments of manufacturing, yet remains the most misunderstood utility and a prime area for cost reductions. Luckily, a compressed air audits can help identify cost saving opportunities and create a more efficient operation.
Reduce Compressed Air Costs by 25-50% With an Air Audit
When working to reduce operating expenses, many companies fail to exploit the potential savings associated with managing their compressed air system. Experts estimate that most users could reduce their costs by 25-50%.
A professional compressed air audit from D.L. Thurrott can help you find these same substantial cost reductions by measuring current flow rates, energy usage, and operating pressure. Air audits provide the necessary data to help identify areas of improvement in your air system. Many plants are operating 50% more compressed air horsepower than actually required for their operation. Not only will an air audit gradually reduce your operating costs, but it also has a positive impact on the environment.
Did You Know?
Utility companies often offer rebates covering up to 100% of energy study costs. Some also provide funding for energy-saving projects, contributing 50% of the project cost or 12 cents for every kilowatt saved for a year.
Get a Professional Audit From D.L. Thurrott
Virtually all manufacturing facilities spend more money operating and maintaining their compressed air system than necessary. The vast majority of these companies also suffer with poor quality compressed air. This is due to many poor practices both past and present. These include: inefficient equipment choices, poor system design and layout, inadequate maintenance practices, inefficient compressor controls, lack of useful storage and more.
D.L. Thurrott’s experienced technicians have the expertise to conduct a compressed air audit and recommend cost-saving options based on the data collected. Download our Air Audit Guide for a step by step guide on how we conduct our audits.
Why Invest in a Compressed Air Audit
- 25-50% Cost Savings
- Reduce the risk of equipment failure
- Reduce energy and repair costs
- Reduce energy consumption
- Increase productivity
- Reduce unplanned downtime
- Improve the quality of compressed air