Heating & Boilers

Hospital heeds second opinion on boilers for central energy plant

January 1, 2011
New dual-fuel boilers help save this Alabama hospital 35% to 50% in fuel costs annually.The recently completed Shelby Baptist Medical Center (SBMC) $94 million South Tower Project in Alabaster, AL,
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Geothermal Success In The Midwest

December 1, 2010
For a nonprofit located on the shores of Lake Michigan and an adolescent treatment center in Minnesota, geothermal heat pump systems have been an upfront investment that pays off in terms of maintenance, ROI, and effectiveness within an integrated sustainable design.
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Urban Outfitted

December 1, 2010
Chicago’s Michael A. Bilandic Building has 21 stories, one for each year since the previous retrofit. Recently, an open-minded project team paired modular chillers and hydronic gas boilers with pumps and VFDs to conquer some upgrade challenges, bring the mechanical system into the 21st century, and knock 15% off the tower’s measured energy use.
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Warming Up To Snowmelt Technology

December 1, 2010
From sidewalks to hospital entrances and helipads, these systems are becoming a more common part of a project’s mechanical infrastructure. Examine differences between ASHRAE’s old and updated classifications, then review design considerations such as heat of evaporation, heat loss to the atmosphere, and back and edge losses. Tubing, spacing strategies, and controls round out the primer.
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CLEAVER-BROOKS - Firetube Boiler of the Future

November 1, 2010
New EX Technology teams with CFD modeling to aim for tomorrow's standard.
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Michigan Seamless Tube - Making The Grades

November 1, 2010
Here’s what one company went through to adapt to two new steel opportunities.
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Clark-Reliance Corp. - Is Your Power Boiler Operating Safely?

November 1, 2010
Safety education and precautions can prevent a major accident or something as simple (and avoidable) as a bad burn during a repair.
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Heat Transfer: Not What It Used To Be

November 1, 2010
Insist on the old, familiar specifications for equipment, and you can look forward to the old, lower efficiencies, too.
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MAXON - How To Enhance Loss Prevention With Shutoff Valves

November 1, 2010
How To Enhance Loss Prevention With Shutoff Valves
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Thomas C. Wilson, inc. - Clean And Green

November 1, 2010
How boiler maintenance supports a company’s green strategy
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