Project Description

Daiken America Plant
Decatur, AL

An energy audit of Daikin Chemical’s manufacturing plant identified myriad opportunities to reduce energy costs and consumption, and facilitate the replacement of aging HVAC equipment.

▪ Work included manufacturing and support facilities.

▪ Design of a new modular centralized chilled water plant to serve multiple buildings.

▪ Thermal imaging was used to identify heat loss in the steam system.

▪ Incorporated replacement of air handlers to capture energy savings potential.

▪ A solar PV array was developed with funding assistance from TVA rebates.

▪ $1,200,000 annual energy and maintenance savings identified.

▪ 500,000+ square feet.

GEI served as both the prime energy engineer and engineering design consultant providing energy saving solutions.