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Delivering ROI through a Mechanical Draft Fan Retrofit

Delivering ROI through a Mechanical Draft Fan Retrofit

A power plant’s air handling system has a lot to do with the facility’s overall efficiency. Mechanical draft fan efficiency is a big part of the system’s performance; whenever these vital elements are compromised or inefficient, total plant performance suffers. ProcessBarron was contracted by a… read more

Fighting Climate Change through Technology

Fighting Climate Change through Technology

If the results of a survey conducted at a gathering of energy executives and leaders are any indication, the industry is fully aware of the threat posed by climate change (contrary to public perception). Fortunately, the executives weren’t all doom and gloom about climate change;… read more

A Current Look at the Global Paper Industry Trends

A Current Look at the Global Paper Industry Trends

The paper industry has had its ups and downs over the past few decades, with the advent of digital technology, “going paperless,” and environmental concerns about overusing forests. There are global trends in the paper industry, however, that are overcoming these challenges and providing fuel… read more

Could Biomass and Coal Be Energy’s New Odd Couple?

Could Biomass and Coal Be Energy’s New Odd Couple?

Older generations fondly remember watching Felix Unger and Oscar Madison share a New York City apartment during the five-season run of “The Odd Couple” in the 1970s. Their continual fights based on their “opposites-don’t-attract” mentality were entertaining – but they also were predictive, if one… read more