lactosan energisyn

Energy check-up shows the way to streamlining

Reference: Lactosan A/S

How do you ensure that a big company as Lactosan works as energy efficiently as possible? With a mandatory energy check-up where the energy consuming processes are analyzed, and the savings are identified.

Viegand Maagøe conducted an energy check-up at Lactosan in both 2015 and 2019 and showed profitable solutions that can reduce the cheese powder manufacturer’s energy consumption.

How we completed the assignment

The energy efficiency directive of EU requires for big companies to conduct an energy check-up every fourth year.

Many companies such as Lactosan has worked with energy efficiency for a long time and therefore it requires a high level of understanding in terms of the processes to complete a rewarding energy check. Viegand Maagøe was able to find the crucial energy consuming processes, perform an analysis and devise cost-effective solutions that increase the company’s energy efficiency.

Viegand Maagøe collected and analysed Lactosan’s operation data and made suggestions for profitable solutions that reduce the company’s energy consumption. The work consisted of i.a.:

  • Planning of the energy check for greatest possible payback
  • Collecting and processing data
  • Preparing suggestions to energy savings with a payback period
  • Reporting and examination of the suggestions with Lactosan
  • Sending energy check-up report to the authorities
Lactosan logo

Reference: Lactosan A/S

Contract period: 2019

Results

A central and energy heavy process at Lactosan is spray drying cheese powder. After an analysis of the energy and mass flows, Viegand Maagøe made a proposition to streamline the process, collect prices and calculate the payback period. Lactosan is taking the propositions with them into the further development of the plant.

Get the right energy check-up

  • An annual consumption at more than 1.000 MWh requires a full energy check-up
  • An annual consumption that is between 100 and 1.000 MWh can live up to the requirement of a check with a simplified energy check-up
  • Companies with an annual consumption under 100 MWh can conduct the energy check themselves without the help of a techinical expert.
Global Goals

The project contributes to the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development:

SDG 7 ’Affordable and Clean Energy’
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy.

SDG 12 ‘Responsible consumption and production‘
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

Contact

Do you want to know more about the project and what we can do for you? Please, contact us.

Peter Kristensen

Chief Adviser, MSc in Engineering

Mobil: +45 31 75 17 23

Examples of other cases

Energy Labels Result in Energy-Savings

EU Commission

Data and analysis

Branding for LED company

Nordic Business Light

Nordic Business Light case
Communication and digital

Advisory service leads to energy savings in private households

The Danish Energy Agency

Energirådgivning-Case-top energy savings private households
Communication and digital

Campaign makes CO2 reductions

The Danish Energy Agency

kampagne om CO2
Communication and digital

Agreement scheme for energy-intensive industry in Ukraine

The energy agencies of Denmark and Ukraine

Aftaleordning energieffektivisering Ukraine - Case-topbillede
Economics and finance

Green transition in Vietnam

The Danish Energy Agency and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam

Economics and finance

Energy savings in agriculture

Danish Energy Agency

Energihøsten case
Communication and digital

Climate Strategy = Competitive Edge

The Danish Industry Foundation

Klimaklar SMV klimastrategi smv'er
Communication and digital

The future of municipal climate plans

Several municipalities

Kommune Klimaplaner Lejre
Communication and digital

Energy savings at children's level

The Municipality of Gentofte

Communication and digital

Spreading awareness about allotment

EUDP (The Danish Energy Agency)

EUDP-Case-top
Communication and digital

Analysis gives DGNB points

DEKO

DEKO CIRKULÆR ØKONOMI
Data and analysis

Sustainable sanitation services in Lusaka

International Finance Corporation (World Bank)

Spildevandshåndtering Lusaka Case-top
Strategy

New metering structure to reduce tax-costs

VEKS

Køge Kraftværk VEKS energi district heating metering
Data and analysis

Heat pump uses district heating

Høje Taastrup District Heating

Høje Taastrup fjernvarme
Data and analysis

Energy optimization through pinch-analysis

AAK Denmark A/S

AAK Viegand Maagøe
Data and analysis

7 documents become 1

The Danish Energy Agency

Energisynsvejledning
Communication and digital

Calculator for circular lunches

Able

able frokost cirkulær økonomi
Data and analysis

District heating from waste heat

CP Kelco

heating varmepumpe fabrik CP Kelco
Data and analysis

Municipalities make CO2 emission accounts

Realdania & the Danish Energy Agency

Energi- og CO2-regnskabet
Communication and digital

Website: Plastikviden.dk

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency

plastikviden plastik nationale plastikcenter
Communication and digital

Using Big Data for energy savings

Høje-Taastrup Municipality

Big Data Høje-Taastrup-case-top
Data and analysis

Audit of 50 buildings led to energy savings

Københavns Ejendomme

KØbenhavns Kommune -energigennemgang af bygninger
Data and analysis

Behaviour saves energy in Glostrup Municipality

Glostrup Municipality

Glostrup Kommune case
Communication and digital

Platform for renewable energy in Ukraine

The energy agencies of Denmark and Ukraine

Investeringsplatform Ukraine - Case-topbillede
Communication and digital

Campaign for CPH

Copenhagen Municipality

København luft kampagne ren luft redder liv
Communication and digital

Electrification of the Food Industry

The Confederation of Danish Industry

elektrificering af fødevareindustrien
Strategy

Climate and total economy go hand in hand

The Ministry of Environment of Denmark

Bæredygtige produkter viegand maagøe grøn omstilling
Data and analysis

Media coverage makes CO2 reductions

The Danish Energy Agency

TV2
Communication and digital

CO2 calculator boosts sales

Ingemann Components

CO2-beregner booster bæredygtig belysning
Strategy

Greenhouse gas inventory for municipalities

Hørsholm Municipality

Klimakommune Hørsholdm Case-top
Communication and digital

Symbiosis Solution with biomass

DuPont

dupont biomasse biomass
Data and analysis

Energy renovations made easy for homeowners

The Danish Energy Agency

Communication and digital

Heat pump

Novozymes A/S and HOFOR A/S

Overskudsvarme HOFOR Novozymes Viegand Maagøe Waste heat
Data and analysis

Podcasts strengthen communication

Industriens Fond

Klimaklar SMV podcast
Communication and digital

CE: Analyses for sustainable film and TV

Vision Denmark and Producentforeningen

bæredygtig film tv
Data and analysis

Helps Irish market surveillance

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Irland Markedstilsyn Energi
Data and analysis

Advisory about EU ETS

Skjern Paper

Strategy

Circular businesses via website

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency

cirkvirk-Case-top
Communication and digital

Energy optimization at Viking Malt

Viking Malt

Viking Malt Energioptimering
Technical support

Web solution for energy savings

The Danish Energy Agency

SparEnergi-Case-top
Communication and digital

Waste management in Jamaica

International Finance Corporation (World Bank)

Jamaica-case-topbillede
Economics and finance

Supervision of eco-design and energy labeling

The Danish Energy Agency

Strategy

Indoor climate in schools

Municipality of Hvidovre

Hvidovre Kommune - indeklima case top
Strategy

CE: The path to a sustainable construction site

TL Byg

TL BYG bæredygtigt
Data and analysis

Website and Brand for Energy Fund

International Finance Corporation (World Bank)

EEF - Case
Communication and digital

Structured communication for new mental health foundation

Norliv/Velliv

Norliv Foreningen - Case
Communication and digital

Analysis: Energy requirements and renovation of buildings

The Danish Energy Agency

Data and analysis

Green Transition in Heavy Industry

The Danish Energy Agency

Grøn Industrianalyse
Data and analysis

International Strategy for Energy Company

Danish energy company (anonymous)

strategi international wind power energy
Strategy

Legislation Secures Sustainable Electric Cars

The European Commission

elbiler lovgivning electric cars batteries
Data and analysis

NAMA for the sugar sector in Mexico

UNEP-DTU

Sukkersektor Mexico Case-top
Strategy

Recycling of household plastic

Dansk Affaldsminimering

Dansk Affaldsminimering - case-top
Data and analysis