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Mondelez - Chicago Bakery

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Mondelez - Chicago Bakery
Subject Information
Facility: Mondelēz - Chicago Bakery
Facility Type: Manufacturing
Facility Size: 1,800,000 sq. ft.
Mondelez International, Inc. is an American multinational confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate, employing around 100,000 people around the world. It comprises the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods. Understanding the need to reduce their energy costs, while also increasing their electrical efficiency standards, drove them to undertaken an energy efficiency project with EIS. The Chicago Bakery is the largest bakery in the world, employing more than 1,500 workers and turning out some 320 million pounds of snack foods annually.
Savings Analysis
  Projected Actual
Monthly Savings 11.72% 12%
Payback Period 27 months 27 months
Technology Used EISLiners, PowerLiners, Lighting Upgrades, Elspec, Frigi‐Tech
Cost by Load Group
Lighting 9.12%
A/C 7.29%
Refrig 14.21%
Equipment 66.33%
Resistive 3.05%
Savings by Load Group
Lighting 3.64%
A/C 1.10%
Refrig 2.00%
Equipment 4.98%
Resistive 0.00%
Annual Environmental Benefits
  • 11,472,795 lbs CO2
  • 4,268 barrels of oil
  • 3,238 tons of coal
  • 86,624 lbs SO2
  • Equivalent to removing 1,084 vehicles
Additional Benefits
  • Motors run cooler
  • Improved lighting quality
  • Standardized lighting in the entire facility
  • No special training or employee involvement
  • Increased electrical capacity