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Small and medium sized manufacturers and water treatment and wastewater treatment plants may be eligible to receive a no-cost assessment provided by DOE Industrial Assessment Centers. There are 37 centers around the country and they conduct energy assessments to identify opportunities for improving productivity, maximize energy efficiency and reduce waste. The IAC team performs detailed process analysis to generate specific recommendations with estimate costs, performance and payback periods. Within 60 days the plant receives a confidential report detailing the analysis, findings and recommendations.