is TKDA’s manager for the Industrial Heating, Power and Cooling
Group. TKDA is a St. Paul-based firm that provides communities,
public agencies, and businesses with engineering, architecture, and
A window and door manufacturer that used up to 100,000 lb/hr of steam was informed that its steam source was being eliminated. No problem! Working with a design firm forged a clear vision: overhauls of its steam and biomass systems, plus a warm-water recovery plan that took advantage of (and protected) the local environment. See how the company’s HVAC emerged renewed and renewable.
From a missing pipe hanger three floors down to steam traps past their prime, these stories show how steam system problems can originate inside the boiler room or far beyond it. Read more in February issue.