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    • 10 Strategic Steps to Reducing Your Energy Costs 

      Swanson, G. A.; Haley, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2005)
      If your company is looking at energy management as part of its overall strategy to reduce costs and improve profits, it is not alone. While energy prices have increased at a shocking rate, so has interest in environmenta ...
    • $18.7 Million Paid From Savings Variable Load Mechanical Cogeneration Project at Louisiana State University 

      Leach, M. D.; Colburn, B. K. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1993-03)
      This paper provides a synopsis of the practical application of part-load cogeneration technology to a large university campus for providing new chilled water and steam requirements for expansion needs, and simultaneously ...
    • 1986 Cogeneration Market Assessment 

      Wallace, D. G. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
    • 3M's Corporate Approach to Energy Management 

      Schultz, S. C.; Bingham, P. R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2000-04)
      Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, better known as 3M, is a global, multi-billion dollar company that has been tremendously successful because of the company's ability to develop innovative products to meet the needs of ...
    • 3M's Motor Challenge Showcase Demonstration Project 

      Schultz, S. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1996-04)
      In January 1994, 3M began the task of optimizing the electric motor systems at 3M Center, a 26 building, 7 million square foot corporate campus. A cross-functional, cross-company team was established which included four ...
    • 3M's Motor Challenge Showcase Demonstration Project 

      Schultz, S. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1998-04)
      In January 1994, 3M began the task of optimizing the electric motor systems at 3M Center, a 26 building, 7 million square foot corporate campus. A cross-functional, cross-company team was established which included four ...
    • 3M's System-Wide Approach to Industrial Energy Efficiency: A Corporate and Facility Perspective 

      Schultz, S. C.; Belk, V.; Asrael, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1999-05)
      3M is an international diversified manufacturing company, generating more than 50,000 products and services including tapes, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, electrical products and medical equipment. The company's energy ...
    • 500°F Absorption Heat Pump Under Development 

      Davidson, W. F.; Erickson, D. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      Economic industrial heat pumping to temperatures above 500°F (260°C) is promised in the near future. A new absorption fluid is the key. Tested under DOE sponsorship, the new fluid has proven to be thermally stable and ...
    • A Case Study on In-situ Rejuvenation of Degraded Insulation on Industrial Piping in Hot Service 

      Williams, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2015)
    • Absorption Cycle Fundamentals and Applications Guidelines for Distillation Energy Savings 

      Erickson, D. C.; Davidson, W. F. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      The absorption cycle offers one of the most economic and widely applicable technologies for waste heat upgrading. It can use off-the-shelf hardware that is available now, at any required capacity rating. Fractional ...
    • Absorption Heat Pumping- Have You Tried It? 

      Davis, R. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      The concept of a thermal powered absorption heat pump is not a new or revolutionary idea. It has been successfully demonstrated in the lab and prototypes have been installed in the field. Units have been successfully applied ...
    • Absorptive Recycle of Distillation Waste Heat 

      Erickson, D. C.; Lutz, E. J., Jr. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      When the heat source available to a distillation process is at a significantly higher temperature than the reboiler temperature, there is unused availability (ability to perform work) in the heat supplied to the reboiler. ...
    • Accurate 100:1 Rangeability Linear Response Head Meter 

      Grant, G. H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      Energy management is dependent on the ability to accurately measure all energy sources so controls can take place. A survey fifteen years ago in Great Britian showed that the primary elements used for flow measurement ...
    • Accurate BTU Measurement 

      Hosseini, S.; Rusnak, J. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      Heat flow measurement is a complex and sensitive discipline. It requires a thorough understanding of the available technology as well as a practical knowledge of the process and the fluid being measured. Accurate heat ...
    • Achieving A Long Term Business Impact by Improving the Energy Effectiveness and Reliability of Electric Motors 

      Whelan, C. D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1997-04)
      Over 100,000 electric motors drive the production equipment throughout a large chemical company. The energy-efficiency and reliability of these motors during their entire life have a decided impact on the company's ...
    • Achieving Economic Results Through the Climate Wise Energy Management Program 

      Kraly, K. F. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1999-05)
      Cosmair's Clark Manufacturing Facility joined the Climate Wise program, a voluntary industrial energy efficiency program sponsored by the US EPA, to support its commitment to energy conservation excellence and total ...
    • Achieving Energy Goals Through Employee Participation 

      Weisenthal, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      You're all here because energy conservation has become a major concern for your companies. You're here to be better informed on the options available to you through new concepts and techniques useful in reducing the amount ...
    • Achieving Superior Energy Performance 

      Ferland, K. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2010)
      Ms. Ferland will be presenting the plant energy-efficiency certification program developed by the US Council for Energy Efficiency Manufacturing over the last two years. The foundation of the program is the proposed ISO ...
    • Achieving Superior Energy Performance in US Manufacturing 

      Scheihing, P. (Energy Systems Laboratory, 2009-05)
      U.S. industry has the capacity to significantly improve its overall energy performance and help meet both private-sector and national goals for energy and the environment. TheUS Department of Energy’s Industrial Technologies ...
    • Achieving Superior Plant Energy Performance Utilizing Real-time Data 

      Subramanya, S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2010)
      After years of attempting to streamline operations in an effort to reduce operational costs, many industrial manufacturers are turning to strategic energy management as a potential money-saving strategy. In their efforts, ...