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    • Making Use of Low-Level Heat 

      Plaster, W. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Immense amounts of energy are being thrown away every day in petroleum refineries, chemical plants, and throughout all types of industrial operations. Much of this energy is at temperature levels below 350OF and is typically ...
    • Energy Programs of the Texas Industrial Commission 

      Heare, J.; dePlante, L. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      The objectives of the Industrial Energy Conservation Program are to assist Texas industry in using energy more efficiently through seminars, workshops, technical information exchange and other supportive programs with the ...
    • Computerized Energy Information Sources 

      Gordon, D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Many computerized files of energy- and energy conservation-related information are currently available through commercial and governmental sources such as Lockheed Information Systems, System Development Corporation, and ...
    • Energy Conservation Through Effective Steam Trapping 

      Diamante, L.; Nagengast, C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Fuel costs are rapidly escalating. The overall efficiency of any energy utilization must be improved immediately. Steam traps - though a hardware item which received little attention can substantially effect the overall ...
    • Fourteen Points for Energy Conservation in Lighting 

      Zekowski, G. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Today, with spiraling costs, many designers choose lighting by selecting the least expensive components. As the sole design goal, this very often adds up to an expensive lighting system in terms of installed initial cost. ...
    • Industrial Use of Infrared Inspections 

      Duch, A. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Infrared is and has been an established technology in the military and aerospace fields. However, only relatively recently has this technology found a "use" in the industrial sector. Many reasons exist why the technology ...
    • The Industrial Power Plant Management System - An Engineering Approach 

      Aarnio, S. E.; Tarvainen, H. J.; Tinnis, V. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Based on energy studies in over 70 plants in the forest products industry, experience has shown that, in addition to process improvements, the most important energy conservation measures in mill power departments are: - ...
    • Total Energy Management in General Motors 

      DeKoker, N. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      This paper presents an overview of General Motors' energy management program with special emphasis on energy conservation. Included is a description of the total program organization, plant guidelines, communication and ...
    • Industrial - Utility Cogeneration Systems 

      Harkins, H. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Cogeneration may be described as an efficient method for the production of electric power in conjunction with process steam or heat which optimizes the energy supplied as fuel to maximize the energy produced for consumption. ...
    • State of Fluidized Bed Combustion Technology 

      Pope, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      A new combustion technology has been developed in the last decade that permits the burning of low quality coal, lignite and other fuels, while maintaining stack emissions within State and Federal EPA limits. Low quality ...
    • Incentives of Sootblowing 

      Pelletier, H. N.; Guinan, R. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      The major theme of this paper is to emphasize the need and identify the measures necessary to maintain boiler or heater tube surfaces in a reasonably clean condition in order to attain the maximum possible overall system ...
    • Waste Steam Recovery 

      Kleinfeld, J. M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      An examination has been made of the recovery of waste steam by three techniques: direct heat exchange to process, mechanical compression, and thermocompression. Near atmospheric steam sources were considered, but the ...
    • Observations from Energy Audits in the Petrochemical Industry 

      Govindan, T. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Du Pont Energy Management Services has done energy studies at a number of refining and petrochemical plants. These studies are done through a rigorous, systematic, and objective analysis of all plant systems and equipment ...
    • Reporting Conservation Results in the Chemical Industry 

      Doerr, R. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      In 1974, the Manufacturing Chemists Association (MCA) developed an energy rate method for reporting the energy conservation results of the chemical industry to the Federal Energy Administration. The MCA Energy Rate Method ...
    • A Power Control System for a Paper Mill 

      Richter, G. H.; Keenon, D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      This paper describes the Power Demand Control System installed at the Lufkin Mill of Southland Division, St. Regis Paper Company. The system is based around a microprocessor unit that automatically changes the output of ...
    • Utility Rate Design Revision - A Frisbee Full of Boomerangs 

      Dannenmaier, J. H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Rising electricity prices have prompted investigation of utility rates and proposals for changed in their design. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the current design of electric rates, changes proposed, actual trends, ...
    • Using Signature Analysis for Maintenance Planning 

      Babson, P. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Operating a plant at off-design conditions can incur many penalties, some immediate, some long range. An immediate penalty could be increased unit energy costs and possibly product quality deterioration. A long-range penalty ...
    • Design Considerations for Large Industrial Cogeneration Systems 

      Kovacik, J. M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Cogeneration systems have been contributing to the profitability of many industrial plants for years. However, with the renewed interest in energy and conservation as the cornerstone of the National Energy Act, it is ...
    • BTU Accounting for Industry 

      Redd, R. O. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Today, as never before, American industry needs to identify and control their most critical resources. One of these is energy. In 1973 and again in 1976, the American public and business was confronted with critical energy ...
    • Energy Conservation Potential in Natural Gas Fueled Reciprocating Engines - A Preliminary Market Evaluation 

      Johnson, D. M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      A study was undertaken of the usage rates of both fuel and lubricants in reciprocating engines fueled with natural gas. The study was conducted to determine the potential for energy conservation, if use is made of more ...