Sustainable energy management at a meat processing and comercialization industry
POOM BUSTAMANTE, TANIA GUADALUPE
DirectorMUNGUIA VEGA, NORA ELBA
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The meat processing industry, due to its high energy consumption, needs to be assessed in and energy usage bases. This work shows the results and implications of and energy audit in a meat processing industry. Aiming to provide a structured framework for energy auditing in the meat processing industry. In addition, this work provides a comprehensive and practical approach to energy saving measures in the assessed company to recognize factors that could determine a possible transition the sustainable patterns of electricity consumption. In this case, a study of and integrative characterization of the company’s energy consumption was made. The research has been divided in two main sections: the first includes an analysis about the characterization of the energy consumption within a meat processing company in the three sustainable approaches such as: economical, societal and mainly environmental implications. Second, a proposal for strategic energy management measures focusing on high consumer types of facilities.