Which Steam Traps Should Be Monitored?

Sep 16 2021
Which Steam Traps Should Be Monitored?

 

The 4 Most Common Steam Traps & The Best Way To Monitor Them

Sep 13 2021
The 4 Most Common Steam Traps & The Best Way To Monitor Them

What Are Steam Traps? A steam trap is the separation point between the steam system and the condensate system. The purpose of a steam trap is to pass condensate, air and non-condensable gases from the steam system into the condensate system while not allowing live steam to pass into the condensate system. A steam trap is really nothing more than an automatic valve that discharges condensate...

Calculating the Cost of Steam

Jun 19 2021
Calculating the Cost of Steam

Knowing the Cost of Steam: How do you calculate your fully loaded MMBtu Costs? For steam-using plants and facilities, calculating steam costs, like calculating steam pipe heat loss, is an important step towards revealing energy and cost savings opportunities.

Building Pipe Insulation Saves Nearly $1,000 Per Floor

Jun 19 2021
Building Pipe Insulation Saves Nearly $1,000 Per Floor

New York City Building Cuts Energy Bills by $18,5000 Per Year with Removable Insulation Jackets July 17, 2012 – New York City, NY – Interchurch Center is a 19-story building located on the Upper West Side. Although insulated during construction, the insulation had been removed and damaged as a result of day-to-day activities, which is typical for an office building with steam.

Asset Management of Steam Traps and Beyond

Jun 16 2021
Asset Management of Steam Traps and Beyond

This article was written by Philip Johns, an employee of Embedded Energy Technology

Why Must Steam Traps Be Monitored?

Mar 11 2021
Why Must Steam Traps Be Monitored?

What Are Steam Traps? A steam trap is the separation point between the steam system and the condensate system. The purpose of a steam trap is to pass condensate, air and non-condensable gases from the steam system into the condensate system while not allowing live steam to pass into the condensate system. A steam trap is really nothing more than an automatic valve that discharges condensate...

Climate Plan Compliance & Insulation

Jun 23 2020
Climate Plan Compliance & Insulation

This article was written by Suzanne Rowe Barrett, VP of Sales

Choosing Insulation: Is Removable Insulation Right for You?

Jun 22 2019
Choosing Insulation: Is Removable Insulation Right for You?

Before we can talk about whether removable insulation is the correct solution for anyone, it’s worth taking a minute to define it: Removable insulation is a blanket or jacket that can be put on and taken off easily. Often, the blankets use Velcro™, and are as easy to affix as putting on sneakers that have Velcro ties.  In contrast, regular insulation can be put on by professionals, but to take...

The Interchurch Center Gets an Insulation Upgrade

Oct 27 2018
The Interchurch Center Gets an Insulation Upgrade

"We are proud to provide our tenants with a more energy-efficient and environmentally responsible workspace. The long-term cost savings we will get as a result of this project will free up resources to dedicate to our mission statement."

Preventing the Frozen Pipe Nightmare

Sep 14 2018
Preventing the Frozen Pipe Nightmare

Summer is nearly over, now is the time to prevent pipe line freeze-ups! Frozen piping doesn’t only happen with water lines, there are many other substances and chemicals that are piped within a facility. Some pipes can cause shutdowns of production lines if the line freezes and breaks, creating hazardous conditions and in general wreak havoc!