ROI calculator for ALIS LED lighting in a poultry farm

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ALIS Lighting ROI Calculator

ALIS lighting compared to a CFL bulb and a competitor light of your choice.
Before we begin, please select your shed type and currency.

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Species (shed) type

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2. Broiler ROI Calculator

Please provide accurate information about your sheds and broilers.

Shed details

House length (metres)
House width (metres)
LUX (lumen) value at bird height
Flock cycles (per annum per shed)
Cycle length (days)
Birds per house
Bale, bedding or floor covering if applicable (cost per flock)
Barn size square floor area (metres squared)

Broiler production details

Broiler type (Cobb, Ross, etc)
Kill volumes
Kill target weight
Kill age at slaughter
Feed Conversion Ration (FCR)
How much parent stock is sold as chickens? (number or percentage)

3. Lamp details

Ask your electrical contract for lamp information or check the manufacturers website.
CFL Other (LED)
Lumens output per lamp
Broiler head height (metres)
Lumens at floor level
Number of lamps required to achieve lumen output
Number of ALIS lamps required to achieve lumen output
Lumen maintenance (LM)
Lumen maintenance (rate life B)
Wattage (W)
Lifetime per lamp (hours)
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF) Read more
Wash down failure rate per crop cycle
Power factor Read more
Cost per lamp
ALIS lamp for comparison (select from our range) VIEW RANGE

4. Installation time and replacement

Requirements for one shed.
Time and labour CFL Other (LED)
Number of days required
Number of men required
Hourly rate
Total labour costs

Lamp replacement costs

Equipment CFL Other (LED) CFL Other (LED)
Cost per lamp
Electrical hardware #1
Electrical hardware #2
Electrical hardware #3
Total replacement cost

5. Installation equipment

Requirements for one barn.
Item CFL Other (LED) CFL Other (LED)
Cost per lamp
Cable cost per metre
Cabling required in metres
Electrical hardware #1
Electrical hardware #2
Electrical hardware #3
Electrical hardware #4
Electrical hardware #5
Fixtures and fittings #1
Fixtures and fittings #2
Fixtures and fittings #3
Other #1
Other #2
Total installation equipment cost

6. Energy consumption

You can find this information on a recent energy bill.
CFL Other (LED)
kWh energy cost (p/kWh)
Average use per day (hours)
Average use per year
Daily kWh consumption

7. Reactive power charges

Read more about the importance of reactive power and power factor.
CFL Other (LED)
kVAh energy cost (p/kVArh) Read more about reactive power
Number of lamps
Lamp wattage
Power Factor Read more
Usage per day (hours)
Calculations
Wattage Read more
VA (Volt Amps) Read more
VAR (VA Reactive) Read more
Difference Watts - VAR Read more
VAR % Read more
kWh (per day) Read more
kVArh (per day) Read more
33% of active power Read more
kVArh chargeable Read more
kVArh costs Read more

8. Lighting system costs and savings

Thank you for completing our ROI calculator.
Now view savings and improvements ALIS lamps can deliver below.
Period of Analysis (1-7 years) Number of broiler sheds
ALIS CFL Other (LED)
Total installation time costs
Total installation equipment costs
Energy cost per barn
Reactive energy costs due to inefficient PF
Lamp replacement (due to washdowns)
Lamp replacement (due to lumen maintenance)
Broiler production improvements
Bale usage or floor covering (if applicable)
Gross margin per net kg (0.87p/kg)
Animal welfare improvements
Mortality rate saving
CO2 emtting reduction (kg)
Annual % C02 reduction using ALIS

9. Total ROI and payback period

Comparison over seven years
Number of broiler sheds ALIS CFL Other (LED)
Year 1. Total return on investment
Payback period (months) for ALIS
Year 2. Total return on investment
Payback period (months) for ALIS
Year 3. Total return on investment
Payback period (months) for ALIS
Year 4. Total return on investment
Payback period (months) for ALIS
Year 5. Total return on investment
Payback period (months) for ALIS
Year 6. Total return on investment
Payback period (months) for ALIS
Year 7. Total return on investment
Payback period (months) for ALIS

10. Savings comparison using ALIS

ALIS compared with CFL and another lamp type.
Period of Analysis (1-7 years) Number of broiler sheds View results as numbers or %
Installation Savings ALIS v CFL ALIS v Other (LED)
Installation time cost difference
Installation equipment cost difference
Operational Savings
Energy saving difference (including reactive power)
Lamp replacement saving difference (washdowns)
Lamp replacement saving difference (lifetime)
Production Savings
Mortality rate saving per barn
Bale (floor covering) use saving per barn
Gross margin per net kilogram
Total savings using ALIS
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