Li & Fung is a Hong Kong based multinational logistics company with expertise in supply chain management. There are 5 distribution centers located in Beijing and Shanghai. The distribution centers are used for storage and distribution of goods such as beverages, detergents, and food for different customers. The warehouse space for the distribution centres ranged from 9,000 to 18,392 m2, with annual energy consumption ranging from 144,104 to 399,149 kWh (worth USD $20,659 to USD $60,861).
NV5 performed a Level 2 energy audit. The potential annual electricity savings of the distribution centers we helped the client identify ranged from 17,095 to 85,961 kWh/yr of the sites, which represents approximately 11.9 to 25.6% of the total energy cost. The main areas where energy management opportunities were identified were lighting, forklift battery charging and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).