Introduction of the company
Chrome ear, S.L. company, whose main activity is the treatment and coating of metals, is one of the companies selected to participate in the European project of the agenda 2020 H, us-Metal, by conducting an energy audit in its facilities.
In this company of about 25 workers, already energy efficiency measures had been undertaken during the past years, such as replacement of part of the lighting by Led technology and substitution of process by more efficient equipment.
Actions and benefits
The energy audit, has allowed to propose various cost-saving measures, identifying for each of them the amount of the investments and the return on investment period.
Actions such as to continue with the change of technology in lighting, hose protection pipes, installing variable speed drives or adapt new technologies in rectifiers, with return periods of between 1.5 and 6 years, make this enterprise to improve its efficiency reducing consumption and therefore their energy bill. This improvement in energy efficiency makes it more respectful with the environment, less polluting and simultaneously more competitive, producing the same product at lower price to reduce the associated energy costs."