Using the Cumulative Sum (CUSUM
) of differences
between actual consumption and a base line, this Excel-based, easy-to-use tool allows the identification of changes in
the dependency patern and of the absolute value in time relative to a base line, for current and for historical data.
These points of patern change allow then the identification of positive or negative modifications of operation or of
systems that generated the pattern changes, and measures can be taken to reduce the utillity costs
The tool can also be used for targeting and forecasting the consumption as a function of future values of influential
factors, such as the energy consumption vs. future production rate, etc.Detailed description
and a free evaluation
file are also available on this website.
Public domain guidelines for the use of
this type of tool can also be downloaded by clicking HERE.
for the MT&F tool can be ordered HERE by plant personnel, facility managers and other end users.