Structuring energy efficiency measures in manufacturing industry
Energy efficiency is an important objective in manufacturing because of political, environmental and economic reasons. A variety of energy efficiency measures is applicable in factory systems, which makes it necessary to structure the measures. A methodical approach to identify and provide energy efficiency measures in manufacturing industry was developed and is briefly described in this paper. A main prerequisite for applying this approach lies in structuring criteria for energy efficiency information. Therefore, this paper describes structuring criteria for both energy efficiency measures and energy efficiency information based on a literature review. The results form a basis to select appropriate energy efficiency measures in different industrial applications.
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