May 2009

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HP Integration Strategies: Creating a sustainability culture in HPI plants

Most companies are looking to contain costs and preserve cash. At the same time, manufacturers are being pressured to reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Most process manufacturers..

Hill, D., ARC Advisory Group

Most companies are looking to contain costs and preserve cash. At the same time, manufacturers are being pressured to reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Most process manufacturers that have been around for a long time have already done the "big" things. They have taken action on most large critical processes such as fired heaters, utility power boilers or steam generation units. Most likely, they have added automatic damper controls and burner management technologies to their fired heaters, load-shedding strategies to their utility boilers, and implemented steam and energy balance monitoring and reporting tools to keep a close eye on these items. Many manufacturers have

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