Three decades in manufacturing and one more directing continuous energy improvement programs has revealed to me every form of energy waste: Air compressors that run 24-7, even when there’s no work going on at the plant. Leaks that go unnoticed for days, weeks, or sometimes indefinitely. Used equipment that may have saved a few capital-investment dollars but drives up energy use. Does any of this sound familiar to you?
With the rise of continuous energy improvement programs,