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This is a web edition of the publication, "Energy-Related Best Practices: A Sourcebook for the Chemical Industry."  Published in 2005, this document was funded by the Iowa Energy Center and coordinated by Iowa State University‚Äôs Center for Industrial Research and Service.

The purpose of this publication is to help chemical processors increase profitability by saving money on energy.  The heart of the publication is the chapter "Energy Management" which describes a systematic approach that can be scaled up or down to fit the size of your company.  The chapters listed below contain hundreds of tips on energy related best practices.  Each section is in Adobe PDF format PDF Icon..

Below is the complete Sourcebook which you may view in Adobe PDF format, or download by right-clicking on the link:

 

The Guidebook is an excerpt of the larger Sourcebook publication, Energy-Related Best Practices: A Sourcebook for the Chemical Industry.  All of the resources and best practices are consolidated and reprinted in the Guidebook for easy dissemination to the chemical Industry.  The purpose of that publication is to introduce chemical processors to money-saving best practices as well as to identify resources that can be of assistance in helping chemical processors manage their energy costs.

Below is the Guidebook which you may view in Adobe PDF format, or download by right-clicking on the link:

For more information, or for help implementing the best practices contained in the publication, contact Rudy Pruszko, 563-557-8271; rpruszko@iastate.edu.

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