Heat Recovery Extension

Project Name: Heat Recovery Extension
Client: Kerry Foods, Carrickmacross
Project Completion: Commissioned in 2018

EM3 Services delivered: Energy Audit, Energy Management Service, Design, Project Management, Measurement & Verification

THE CHALLENGE

To upgrade the existing LPHW system to increase efficiency and reliability.

THE SOLUTION

The existing LPHW boiler was removed and replaced with a new LPHW boiler. Along with this two heat exchangers were added to the system and the LPHW network was modified to take advantage of heat recovery from the system.

THE IMPACT

• An IRR of 24.5% for the LPHW Boiler upgrade.
• An IIR of 59.6% for the Heat Recovery extension.
• Payback of 2.5 year for the LPHW Boiler upgrade.
• Payback of 1.8 years for the Heat Recovery extension.
• Annual financial saving of €38,000.
• Annual Energy Savings of 929,000 kWht.
• Annual CO2 emission savings of 211 tonnes.