United Dairy Farmers has chosen the E2 Facility Management System from Emerson Climate Technologies in order to reduce energy costs.
The company is just one of many convenience store
retailers who have installed Emerson’s E2 system in an effort to monitor and
manage energy consumption within their facilities. Already installed in a number
of locations, the retailer plans to upgrade all new and existing stores with
the system. United Dairy Farmers operates nearly 200 convenience stores across Ohio, Kentucky
After analyzing operational data for their
entire enterprise, United Dairy Farmers realized that improvements in energy
efficiency, maintenance and product protection needed to be made. By applying
Emerson’s E2, United Dairy Farmers has documented an 8 percent reduction in
electrical consumption and a 5 percent reduction in demand.
more pressure than ever on operating profits, our use of Emerson’s technologies
have delivered greater energy and maintenance savings than any other
initiative,” said Brad Lindner, CEO for United Dairy Farmers. “This helps our
store managers focus on delivering the superior customer service United Dairy
Farmers is known for, while enabling our operations team to save energy and
ensure stores run optimally.”
Mark Dunson, president of
Emerson Climate Technologies’ relation solutions division, said that his
company has been thrilled to help United Dairy Farmers.
are proud to be working with United Dairy Farmers, and are excited that they
have chosen to use Emerson’s products and services. It is our goal to improve
human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment,” he said.
to Emerson, the E2 manages all lighting, refrigeration and HVAC systems in a
convenience store, including the anti-condensate heaters on glass door display
cases. As with other retailers, United Dairy Farmers is also using the E2 to
remotely control their fuel pumps - a strategy which has led to a reduction in
service calls and maintenance costs.
The E2’s built-in peak
demand control algorithms and integration with smart utility meters also allows
United Dairy Farmers to directly monitor a store’s power usage, shedding
non-critical electrical loads when power consumption is in danger of exceeding
a desired level. This demand-shedding strategy allows United Dairy Farmers to
minimize electrical demand charges and ensure that stores never exceed their
allowable power usage - all without the addition of extra hardware or control
systems. Integrating all of these systems into the E2 enables multiple stores
to be monitored from a central location.
Emerson product helps United Dairy Farmers
March 1, 2010