Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS)


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Completing the Survey


8.  How long will this survey take to complete?

Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average ten hours per reporting unit, including the time of reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the Energy Information Administration, Statistics and Methods Group, EI-70, Washington, D.C. 20585-0670; and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, D.C. 20503.

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9.  What is the reporting period?

The period covered by this survey for most establishments is calendar year 2014 (January 1 through December 31, 2014). The exception will be for those establishments whose ownership or operations changed during 2014. Indicate the reporting period covered in Establishment Information Section.

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10.  What if I need more time to complete the survey?

To request a time extension, please contact staff.

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11.  How do I convert my units to the units you want collected?

You can click on the Forms and Instructions from the home page of the Business Help Site and there you will find a link to the Conversion Factor Table.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | BHS Team |   Last Revised: March 31, 2016 16:46:24