Process Management Principles for Increasing the Energy Efficiency

From a process management perspective traditional

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Unformatted text preview: ional audits rely on one or two experts to gather and analyze data in relative isolation and produce recommendations based on experience and best practices. Moreover, these recommendations are typically confined to technological improvements such as installing more efficient or appropriately sized motors. However, in a complex environment like the manufacturing floor, where operational details are as important if not more important to improving efficiency, a team based approach incorporating front line employees and managers is likely more effective. In addition, the lack of energy efficiency standards for specialized process equipment, as noted in Section 1.2, prevents the use of standards based recommendations on behalf of expert auditors. 5.1.2 CCA Background The area tinder study, referred to as Circuit Card Assembly (CCA), is a self contained manufacturing unit within the larger IADC that can be considered a high mix, low volume manufacturing environment. For purposes of this study, details of the produ...
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