Boiler Regulations Articles

  • Checklist for Boiler Maintenance

    Boilers play a crucial role at industrial facilities and it is imperative that they be safely and properly maintained. Routine boiler maintenance can help prevent unplanned shutdowns and outages, increase the efficiency of the boiler and cut operating costs, and ensure that the facility is in full compliance with all laws and regulations governing boiler safety. What follows is a boiler ...


    By STI Group, Inc.

  • Case study - Mission Linen Supply, Santa Barbara, California, USA

    “A number of years ago Sid Abma of Sidel Systems USA Inc. approached us with his Sidel SRU flue gas heat recovery unit. I think that we, like most companies, considered it; but we took no action for some time. Finally a situation developed that made it beneficial for us to try this unit. We purchased a unit and had it installed in July of 2006. A second unit is in the process of being ...


    By Sidel Systems USA Inc.

  • Tuning Your Boiler for EPA Boiler MACT Compliance

    The EPA’s Boiler MACT regulations are heating up. Boiler MACT is an EPA rule to limit hazardous air pollutants (HAP) from commercial and industrial boilers and process heaters. Originally proposed in 2011 as a mandate driven by the Clean Air Act,  the rules are Area Source Boiler MACT 40 CFR 63, subpart JJJJJJ for smaller boilers (stores, hotels, apartments, ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • What is a Condensing Boiler and How Does it Work?

    It can be all too easy to get confused about the different types of boilers and which is right for you. Today, it’s all about the condensing boiler, and building regulations specify that any new boiler installed in the UK should be a condensing type. But what are these boilers all about, and how are they different to regular boilers? What is a condensing boiler? ...


    By Green Business Watch

  • `Cyclone optimization including particle clustering` New scientific article on Powder Technology

    Abstract In this work, a new family of geometries of reverse-flow cyclones was obtained through numerical optimization, using a stochastic random search global optimizer coupled with the PACyc model. The objective was to optimize the geometry of a reverse-flow cyclone taking into account inter-particle agglomeration (clustering), since this ...

  • Boiler mact compliance at Boise Wallula case study

    Lundberg Helped Boise Wallula Reduce Emissions with a Geoenergy E-Tube WET ESP A major pulp and paper supplier in the northwest was in need of a cost effective solution to reduce their particulate emissions from a biomass fired boiler. Lundberg provided a Geoenergy Wet ESP to meet their needs. The result was a ten fold decrease in particulate emissions and they now meet current Boiler MACT ...

  • New Regulations for Biomass and Other Alternatative Fuels

    EPA completed new rules that changed the way they look at "nontraditional" fuels. Using these alternative fuels to generate energy makes a facility subject to emission limits and rules regulation boilers. In December U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed new rules that changed the way they look at'nontraditional" fuels. Materials that can meet the newly revised standards are ...

  • Sabien takes pride in mod installation case study

    As part of a major energy-saving programme, Sabien’s M2G boiler load optimisation controls have been installed at 28 Ministry of Defence sites across south-east England Sabien’s M2G units were selected by PriDE, the joint venture between Interserve Defence Ltd and SSE Contracting that manages the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s South East Regional Prime Contract. ...


    By Sabien Technology Ltd

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Boiler MACT Energy Assessment

    Congratulations!  You’ve made it through the first year of planning for compliance with the Major and Area Source Boiler MACT rules.  That means there are two years left for major sources to come into compliance by January 31, 2016 (or January 31, 2017 for those who requested and received a one-year extension), and just ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Passive samplers for air quality monitoring in a Brazilian university

    The aim of this paper was to evaluate the applicability of passive samplers for the monitoring and diagnosis of air pollution at Passo Fundo University, focusing on atmospheric pollutants NO 2 and O 3 . The samplers were built in accordance with already verified methodologies and were placed in several locations in the university campus, namely: energy generator, pool heating boiler, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Why the High End Of An Oven Steam Cleaner Is In Demand At Restaurants, Hotels, and Bakeries?

    People who clean ovens using traditional methods have to scrub, scrape, and wipe for a long time before they can say that the oven is just a little bit cleaner than before. However, partial cleanliness is not enough. Big ovens are mostly used in commercial areas, such as restaurants and bakeries, where hygiene norms must be strictly followed. To stay on the right side of sanitation laws, you have ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • ADMS 5 Buildings Validation Lee Power Plant Wind Tunnel Study

    1 Introduction The Lee Power Plant wind tunnel study1 [1] featured releases from steam boiler stacks with a common height of 64.8 m affected by a building tier with a height of 42.6 m. The world's largest fluid modelling study chamber at Monash University in Australia was used for these experiments (see plan view in Figure 1). Stable meteorological conditions were simulated by ...

  • Saving waste in the boiler house

    Burner technology has improved greatly in recent years. Older Burners had a series of cams and levers that were calibrated to provide specific amounts of air for a particular rate of firing. Being mechanical items, these wore and sometimes required calibration. They, therefore, had to be regularly serviced and calibrated. Generally, new burners use frequency controlled motors and cams to open air ...


    By EBE Engineering Ltd.

  • Major Source Boiler MACT Compliance with Oxygen Trim Systems

    The National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Major Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters promulgated at 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDDD, commonly referred to as the Major Source Boiler MACT (MSBM) standards, provide multiple continuous compliance options that require monitoring.  Among these options is the use of a ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Direct incentives for smart energy and sustainability projects

    Implementing actions to be more sustainable or to “go green” are shown to be economically beneficial in a number of ways (see my article on the 9 Purely Business Reasons to Go Green). One thing that holds back many companies from these programs, however, is the upfront costs. Although a smart sustainability program will make back that initial investment and more over time, some ...


  • It is the law (part L building regs) that in hard water areas a scale preventer must be placed before any new boiler installed

    Not many people know that .. to coin a famous phrase, but it reflects the increased cost of energy usage arising as a result of scaling caused by hard water. Traditionally water softeners’ might have been used for this purpose but there are increasing environmental concerns about the use of water softeners .. in parts of California they are now banned. Fluid Dynamics is the UK’s ...

  • Boiler mact - what the new emissions limits on industrial boilers mean for you

    Generically known as “Boiler MACT”, the new possible industrial boiler limits directly address emissions of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) from industrial boilers and indirectly address the way that industrial sources operate their boilers. This white paper explains how Boiler MACT affects you and how to maintain operating flexibility while addressing compliance issues. The most ...

  • The Wait Is Over; The New Boiler MACT Is Here

    The Wait Is Over; The New Boiler MACT Is Here    April 29, 2010 was a busy day for U.S. EPA and marked the culmination of months and years of background effort and planning related to air toxic emissions from boilers.  U.S. EPA has released pre-publication versions of four (4) proposed rules on their website that, when finalized, will impact thousands of ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Navigating NSPS subpart Db for boilers: a case study

    Over the past year, Trinity assisted a chemical company with the permitting and installation of a new 220 MMBtu/hr package boiler. The new natural gas-fired boiler replaces coal-fired units that were installed in the 1940s. Navigating through the numerous, and at times conflicting, regulatory requirements applicable to such a unit has been challenging. With careful planning and implementation, ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Analysis of buildings' energy consumption by means of exergy method

    Among the objectives of the Directive 2002/91/EC and of the Council "Energy performance of buildings", Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) the energy certification of buildings represents a fundamental role. The method here described starts from the LowEX tool, previously developed in the IEA ECBCS Annex 37 framework. By using the exergy approach, new (non-economic) indices could be ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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