Process Management Principles for Increasing the Energy Efficiency

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Unformatted text preview: gory also may include process design changes like altering baking temperatures or times or adding insulation to process equipment which was beyond the scope of this research. Finally, Level 4 corresponds to the analysis around right-sizing process equipment. The magnitude benefit from the maturity model in Table 6.1 should be construed as an approximation. The numbers are based on independent research conducted within a limited portion of one plant in one company and one industry over six months, and are likely highly dependent on factors local to the research environment. However, an attempt was made to corroborate collected data with existing literature and to be conservative in terms of the potential benefits based on observed results. The order of the levels reflects both logical order and a qualitative assessment of difficulty in terms of implementation barriers based on field experience. For example, employee engagement is critical if project-based improvement is to take place. Meanwhile...
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This document was uploaded on 03/03/2014 for the course ADMIN 1 at Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

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