Sustainability

Part of the Charter Street Heating and Cooling Plant on the UW-Madison campus. A new model for control systems could help large central plants like these save hundreds of thousands of dollars. Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sustainability November 18, 2020

How LEED certification and power plants can coexist

With the use of renewables, green energy will become the norm, powered by LEED and PEER standards

By Shannon Bergstrom
Sustainability October 11, 2018

Predictive maintenance: Monitor, measure and act: Your questions answered

Webcast presenter David Auton answered questions about topics such as predictive maintenance strategies, P-F curves, energy consumption as a prediction of failure, and more.

By David Auton, C&W Services
Sustainability September 13, 2018

2018 Engineering Leader Under 40: Mary Frances Stotler, 33

Project Manager, Dennis Group, Duluth, GA, United States

By McKenzie Burns, Production Coordinator
Sustainability August 6, 2018

Building from the top down

Hunter’s HVLS product development looked at moving air from all sides.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Sustainability May 26, 2018

U.S. Bank Stadium: America’s newest sports and entertainment venue

Natural gas helps to maximize the efficiency of the stadium’s operations for a better bottom line.

By Gas Technology
Sustainability May 24, 2018

Tribologist and lubrication group names president for 2018-19

The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) announced Greg Croce, a technical manager for Chevron Products Company, has been named president of the group for 2018-19.

By STLE
Sustainability May 10, 2018

Energy Management: Your questions answered

Webcast presenter Tom Wenning from Energy Efficiency Research & Analysis (EERA) answered additional questions about topics such as artificial demand, dilute/dense phase transport replacement, and why you shouldn't open manual drain valves.

By Tom Wenning, Energy Efficiency Research & Analysis (EERA)
Sustainability May 10, 2018

CHP: Brewing up energy savings

Improved efficiency, inexpensive fuel source, control over power and heat, and access to high-quality onsite-generated power and heat make combined heat and power (CHP) an increasingly attractive prospect.

By Gas Technology
Sustainability April 27, 2018

Successfully testing steam traps with high-frequency ultrasound

A field-proven comparison method will provide an accurate test on each steam trap by using three or more test points on the steam trap station.

By Kelly Paffel, Inveno Engineering
Sustainability April 2, 2018

Ten reasons to build a process model for a manufacturing plant

A process model can be anything from a simple spreadsheet to a complex model that includes all aspects of a real-world manufacturing plant, which includes only what is necessary to answer vital questions.

By Philip Lyman, CRB