The new 2013 edition of Energy Management with over
30% new content, updated pages throughout but still accessible and practical.
Designed to provide processors with all the necessary information to reduce
energy usage and costs by up to 30%. Using the same clear and easy to read
layout as Cost Management, this book will be invaluable to any plastics
processor trying to make sense of reducing energy usage and cost.
This unique book provides a structured approach to the
techniques of energy management and covers the main topics of relevance to
plastics processors. It is designed as a workbook for practical use, and it
contains advice which can be applied within companies involved in all types of
plastics processing, in order to reduce their energy usage and costs. The main
principle applied throughout the book is the reduction of the amount of energy
used to process each kilogramme of material, resulting in lasting savings.
Benchmarking data is provided to enable companies to compare their performance
with their competitors, and ‘Where are you now?’ charts indicate the best
opportunities for improvements. Practical solutions are provided to manage and
reduce energy usage across the entire manufacturing site, including general
buildings and offices, as well as processing equipment, factory services and
related operations. The author is a renowned expert in this field, and has
extensive experience in carrying out energy surveys and designing energy
management systems in plastics factories.
This is a companion volume to his successful guide to Cost
Management in Plastics Processing, third edition, which was published in