Heat Recovery Articles

  • Oil Refinery - Orlen Lietuva Case Study

    Orlen Lietuva Refinery has two boilers which are losing a considerable amount of heat due to catalyst dust build-up in the tubes. After two month of operation the boilers tubes are fully covered by catalysts dust, but Orlen's technicians cannot stop them for manual cleaning because it would imply the whole refinery to shut ...


    By Aerovit A/S

  • Historic Lahaina Inn and Lahaina Grill Both Go Solar - Case Study

    Lahaina Grill and Lahaina Inn have substantial energy needs from hot water to air conditioning to electrical. They contacted Haleakala Solar to come up with innovative solutions that would maximize the amount of energy saved and created for the money invested. The design engineers of Haleakala Solar hunkered down and came up a unique plan which incorporated several different techniques and ...


    By Haleakala Solar Inc

  • More Power & Efficiency on a 7FA in the Middle East at 50°C Case Study

    Powerphase collaborated with the Tamimi Group of Companies and Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to demonstrate Turbophase system’s ability to boost F-class gas turbine (GT) power output at the high ambient air temperatures that Saudi Arabian summers are known for. Besides having hot summers, Saudi Arabian labor costs are high such that any technology that reduces plant downtime can help ...


    By Powerphase

  • Micro Combined Heat and Power Market to hit $13bn by 2024

    The Micro CHP Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $2 billion to over $13 billion by 2024; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Positive outlook toward changing climatic conditions, energy security along with government regulations to curb GHG emission will ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Ghost Series Enclosed Combustor AB-200 - Case Study #170403

    PROJECT DETAILS Location: RockyMountains FlowRate: 1.75MMSCFD InletPressure: 9”WC Heating Value: 227 BTU/SCF Application: Coal Mine Methane Recovery ...


    By AEREON

  • How Coconut Shell Charcoal Machine Manufacturers Are Turning Waste Into Profits

    As the population around the world grows every year, you will find a growing level of waste accumulating also. This waste piles up in landfills, rivers, and also the ocean and it's to the point of overwhelming the ability of nature to convert it into the environment. An enormous portion of the waste that humans create is actually the left agricultural byproducts in the millions of a great deal of ...

  • How to Calculate the ROI of Heating with Waste Oil

    When considering alternative solutions to decrease your facility’s operation costs, it’s wise to research which potential solutions can save you the most money. At EnergyLogic, we believe knowledge is power, and want to encourage potential customers to engage with our Waste Oil Return on Investment (ROI) calculator when considering the financial investment of purchasing a waste oil ...


    By EnergyLogic, LLC

  • High efficiency and competitive edge thanks to free-of-charge waste heat - Case Study

    Location: Wöbbelin (Germany) Capacity: 2 x 526 kWel Input materials: Manure, renewable resources Features: All the waste heat of the biogas plants is used for heating the farm’s greenhouses and buildings. The biogas plant in Wöbbelin In 2005 the first 500 kWel biogas plant was ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • RTO upgrade sees significant benefits - Case Study

    A project this year to upgrade an existing RTO has been successfully completed in four areas: Increasing thermal efficiency by adding additional layers of ceramic honeycomb media into the RTO this has the benefits of energy reduction from lower gas consumption both during production & on standby. De-commissioning an old inefficient recuperative oxidiser which was attached to a single ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • Timing is everything - Getting your heat network plan to work

    For affordable housing providers, maintaining heating and hot water supplies to residents is one of the biggest challenges; especially when it comes to frequently involving the care of vulnerable user groups, and routinely gaining access to occupied properties.  Although communal heating schemes (featuring shared boiler plant or other more sustainable heat sources) can offer significant ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Improving and maintaining the performance of your Heat Exchanger or Condenser.

    The usage of Heat Exchangers or Condensers is common in many processes across a wide range of industries. The Energy sector is no different, either in the Thermal Power Generation, Upstream and Downstream of the Oil and Gas including Petrochemical and Chemical plants; Heat Exchangers are used to cool of the steam or to pre-heat different liquid needed in the processes. The recurrent problem of ...

  • Are you wasting the cashback potential of energy audits?

    If  the government offered your business £20 cashback on every £100 you spent on energy, you would probably head for the front of the queue.  Yet that's exactly the sort of money saving opportunity an energy audit can deliver. The Carbon Trust's analysis of a sample of recent ESOS energy savings opportunities ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • What does decarbonising the UK actually mean?

    How can we get further up the road to decarbonising the UK, and what can we learn from other countries? When the North Sea gas was found by accident at a water well in the German city of Hamburg in 1911, it is doubtful they knew that the discovery would be the toast of British energy companies in years to come. North Sea gas, extracted from the many oilfields that have been ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • 23 countries just got energy efficiency report cards – and they’re almost all flunking

    The most valuable tool we have to meet the world’s growing energy demand while reducing greenhouse gas production could be figuring out how to use energy more efficiently. Investing in energy efficiency can also save money, reduce pollution, encourage development and create new jobs. Yet, efficiency is often passed by in favor of more expensive ...


    By Ensia

  • Performance of the low-emission flare

    Job report / Elbisgraben (Bale / Switzerland) The summer of 1992 had finally arrived. The 5MW low emission furnace in the district heating station Liestal was ignited, supplied with landfill gas from Elbisgraben landfill. Since then the plant has been running continuously and the comprehensive measurements taken, verify that all targets aimed at have been achieved: plant ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Case study - Mission Linen Supply, Santa Barbara, California, USA

    “A number of years ago Sid Abma of Sidel Systems USA Inc. approached us with his Sidel SRU flue gas heat recovery unit. I think that we, like most companies, considered it; but we took no action for some time. Finally a situation developed that made it beneficial for us to try this unit. We purchased a unit and had it installed in July of 2006. A second unit is in the process of being ...


    By Sidel Systems USA Inc.

  • Q&A: The world’s eyes turn to Minnesota on district energy

    Frank Jossi reports in Midwest Energy News that for the second time in a little more than a decade St. Paul is hosting an international conference on district energy. Ken Smith is the president and CEO of District Energy St. Paul and past Chair of the International District Energy ...

  • Zoo-technical application of Ground Source Heat Pumps: a pilot case study

    Ground Source Heat Pumps are energy-efficient HVAC systems usually adopted in residential and commercial buildings. However the control of the thermal environment is required not only in spaces occupied by people, but also in intensive breeding farms, in order to maintain healthy conditions and to increase productivity. In the Italian livestock breedings, heating is usually provided by means of ...


    By Tethys srl

  • Amit Kumar and Gregory Stephanopoulos on turning waste gases into biofuels

    Research conducted by Kumar, along with a team led by Professor Greg Stephanopoulos, looks to the future of emissions reduction and recycling. Original story at MIT News One of the most promising ways to combat carbon emissions is to transform those emissions into ...

  • Case study - Air-to-water heat exchanger reduces operating costs by $120,000 per year

    OVERVIEW This pharmaceutical company had a 5,000 SCFM oxidizer that they were looking to relocate to another facility across the United States.  The destruction rate efficiency and heat recovery expectation at the new location differed from the original design conditions at the current facility. ACTION An Anguil field service engineer went to ...

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