Optimization Services

Optimization Services

For Colleges, Universities and Higher Education Campuses

Armstrong has expert services to solve your problems and make your life easier.

As your thermal utility partner, Armstrong can provide specialized services to maximize your efficiency and safety, lower your overall utility expenses, and achieve your goals for reducing energy costs and emissions. Our specialists will help you satisfy the demands of your institution and ensure that your utility system continues to run smoothly, day after day.

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We offer more flexibility to customize our services for your needs.

Armstrong offers custom engineering, long-term or short-term solutions, and turnkey services. We can supply you with one operator tech as well as a complete operations and maintenance staff. Whether it's system design for new construction, or implementing complete system solutions at existing facilities worldwide, our experts can tailor our services to meet your unique objectives.

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This is a preliminary system assessment, or walkthrough, of your facility that allows us to gather important information about your utility system's infrastructure. Once we have identified any immediate opportunities for improvements, such as reducing energy use or correcting safety issues, Armstrong's experts will offer initial recommendations.

I Want to Take the First Step Toward Optimizing My Utility Operations

Audits, Studies and Consulting

We conduct a comprehensive, on-site evaluation of your utility system to reveal inefficiencies, identify opportunities for improvement, and uncover the cause of current or potential problems. After analyzing the results, our specialists determine the intelligent solutions that will be most effective in achieving your objectives. Your detailed report will include recommended Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs), schematics, drawings, estimated savings (thermal, water and financial), emissions reductions, and more.

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Operations and Maintenance

Armstrong's complete range of O&M services can be customized for the distinctive needs of your institution. Our specialists will provide everything from short-term supervision to ongoing management of your entire thermal utility system infrastructure. We also offer expert training to help you manage it yourself, more efficiently and safely.

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Engineering Services and Turnkey Project Solutions

Armstrong's custom engineering and turnkey services are designed to address your institution's most difficult challenges. We offer site-specific solutions for every area of your utility system, including: steam generation, distribution and utilization; condensate return; flash steam and heat recovery; hot water generation, distribution, and temperature control; water utilization; water and wastewater treatment; electricity utilization; and more.

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Case Studies

Operations and Maintenance of University's Boilerhouse

Armstrong designed and built university's new boilerhouse to be completely remote monitored and controlled via Armstrong’s web-based energy optimization system.

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Recommendations from Armstrong University

O&M Practices for Condensate Return Systems

This course discusses: the importance of water quality checks; piping issues, repairs, and installations; identification of pumps and other equipment; maintenance and routine checks.

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O&M Best Practices for Steam Users

Topics covered include: the importance of steam user quality, identification of key performance indicators, best practices for steam users, equipment maintenance and routine checks, and key attributes of standard operating procedures.

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