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3 Ways to Achieve Steam Boiler Efficiency

In the U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry—which includes facilities that can, freeze, dry or dehydrate fruit and vegetable products—steam is king. Steam is the biggest end use of fuel in these types of plants, and steam boiler efficiency can result in dramatic savings. Steam boiler systems produce this versatile steam, which is then directed to …

Ben Stewart

Oct 18, 2016

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Building Automation Systems-A Centralized Solution for Energy Systems Optimization

What are building automation systems? Building automation systems are a computer-based control system installed in buildings that controls and monitors the building’s mechanical and electrical equipment, such as ventilation, lighting, power systems, fire systems and security systems. The system consists of software and hardware. The software program, usually configured in a hierarchical manner, can be proprietary, but uses internet protocols and open standards …

Ben Stewart

Oct 10, 2016

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Food Processing Giant Saves with Integrated Energy Efficiency Project

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. manufactures and markets snack foods throughout the United States and internationally. The company has 9 production facilities throughout North America that produce pretzels, sandwich crackers, pretzel crackers, potato chips, cookies, tortilla chips, restaurant style crackers, nuts and other snacks. Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is committed to sustainability and has taken many actions towards conserving energy and …

Ben Stewart

Oct 05, 2016

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Utility Trends: 10 Things to Watch For as Utilities Evolve

The outlook for our energy future is that demand will continue to grow, while traditional supplies become more scarce. According to the 2014 Global Utility Evolution Benchmarking Study on utility trends, the worldwide demand for electricity will increase by more than two-thirds and gas by almost half between 2011 and 2035. The writing is on …

Ben Stewart

Oct 02, 2016

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