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The Way I See It: Saving Billions - One Customer At A Time

April 1, 2010
Generating and using energy efficiently should be a no-brainer. Why would anyone want to spend more money than they have to, foolishly over-use limited energy resources, and emit more into the air and water than they have to in order to prosper, provide jobs, and live in comfort? Why would anyone ignore inarguable evidence that a relatively small investment in their home or business (or factory) can save money, resources, actually pay for itself after a reasonable period of time, and even selfishly yield some important ongoing public relations value to the business?
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Driving Efficiency

April 1, 2010
In this case history, an auto assembly plant enjoys a reduction in energy use and maintenance after retrofitting a powerhouse boiler with a new control valve system.
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Secondary & Tertiary Heat Recovery

April 1, 2010
Setting its sights on reducing emissions and possibly some additional governmental edicts to demand them, the company crafts a patent-pending strategy to complement an economizer, focusing on cold makeup water, a deaerator, and a secondary exchanger. 
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Boilers Help Rebuild Failed Missouri Dam

April 1, 2010
This massive mountaintop project relies on the ability to pour concrete even in cold weather, and that’s where Ware’s equipment plugged the gap for the Taum Sauk Dam. 
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Flame Safety

April 1, 2010
Here, the manufacturer contemplates some possible ways that traditional flame scanners can wind up reporting a false flame status, followed by an outline of the company’s newest improvements in advanced flame detection. 
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Customizable Solutions: A Top Priority for Boiler Manufacturers

April 1, 2010
During the past 20 years, there have been significant advancements in boiler design and controls that have helped manufacturers provide tailored solutions to customers. Over the next decade and beyond, this trend will continue. Not only will manufacturers provide customized solutions, but they will use financial metrics to develop the best solution for a given customer.
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Rental Boiler Guidelines & Considerations

April 1, 2010
There are over 160,000 industrial and commercial boilers in the United States producing steam and hot water for industries including food, paper, chemical, refining, power, and metals.
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Tax Credit Helps R&D Really Pay Off

January 1, 2010
Enlisting help to explore the federal credit for research and development proved to be a profitable exercise for Rentech Boiler Systems. Are other companies leaving money on the drafting table?
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The Science of Surprise!

January 1, 2010
When a burner/boiler retrofit exceeded expectations at a biopharmaceutical facility by reducing emissions and delivering a 31% reduction in fuel costs, the company naturally started taking the approach to other locations.
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Industrial Retrofit Meets New Standards

January 1, 2010
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