Glossary of Terms
- ARC - Assessment Recommendation Codes
- A six digit code (x.xxxx.x) representing the specific recommendation made, first digit is the recommendation type, next four digits is the strategy employed and the last digit is the application of the strategy (see ARC List Manual for specific types and strategies).
- Manufacturer information referenced by a unique number for a particular assessment.
- Cost Savings
- Dollar amount saved.
- IAC - Industrial Assessments Center
- Centers located at accredited engineering schools staffed by faculty and students doing energy, waste and productivity audits for small and medium sized manufacturers.
- IAC Database
- Database containing the technical information about the 13,000 + audits done by all the IAC's.
- Implementation Code
- Client reported implentation status of recommendation: Blank = Not yet reported on, I = Has been implemented, N = will not be implemented, P = Pending, large recommendations not yet done, K = Unable to get status from client.
- The 'North American industry Classification System', NAICS uses a six digit hierarchical coding system to classify all economic activity into twenty industry sectors. Five sectors are mainly goods-producing sectors and fifteen are entirely services-producing sectors.
- Time (in years) required for a recommendation to pay off, in full, the implementation cost.
- Primary, Secondary, Teriary, and Quaternary
- There are up to 4 resource streams of savings tracked: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary. They each contain a resource code, quantity of resource saved and Dollar savings.
- Recommendation information referenced by a unique number containing assessment number + recommendation number.
- Resource Code
- The type of resource being saved at the facility.
- Resource Saved Site
- Energy, waste or material savings.
- Resource Saved Source
- Energy needed to produce the electricity used at the facility.
- The 'Standard Industrial Classification' code that represents the principal product of the manufacturer.
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