Efficiency, Reliability & Energy Savings

Greater Efficiency, Reliability and Energy Savings

For better utility performance and a smaller carbon footprint, turn to Armstrong.

Our specialized services are engineered to lower and stabilize your overall utility expenses, increase your efficiency and safety, and achieve your goals for reducing energy use and environmental emissions. We can help you satisfy the demands of your industry and ensure that your utility continues to run efficiently, reliably and safely.

Armstrong's optimization services offer a typical energy savings of 5-15%

In-depth Knowledge and Experience That Encompasses All the Processes, Systems, Products and Requirements That Are Vital to Your Industry

Armstrong global energy auditors drafted The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) code for " Energy Assessment for Steam Systems," ASME EA-3-2009—the standard for industrial facilities worldwide. Our Certified Energy Managers® (CEM®) are experienced and trained to identify opportunities for improvement, uncover inefficiencies and reveal the root cause of any issues—before determining and implementing the best energy-saving solution.

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Armstrong can help you:

  • Develop and implement Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) identified during your energy audit and/or study
  • Design for energy improvements, including equipment specifications, piping, instrumentation and more focus on variations in energy cost
  • Establish a sustainable proactive trap management program to maintain reliability and efficiency and avoid safety risks such as water hammer
  • Determine new technologies and retrofits to improve efficiency and energy savings
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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Our Proprietary Efficiency Methodology Has United Nations and Kyoto Protocol Approvals

Armstrong's advanced steam system efficiency methodology has been approved by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and ours is the first efficiency methodology to be approved for international trading of resultant carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions under the Kyoto Protocol.

Case Studies

Steam and Condensate Project Results in Savings of Up to $1,500,000 Per Year and ROI in Less Than 12 Months

Anshan Iron & Steel, China

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Composite Audit of Utility Services Leads to Best-in-class Utility Maintenance and Substantial Energy Savings at Major Plastics Facility

GE plastics, Alabama, U.S.

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Detailed Study, Design and Turnkey Installation of New Heat Recovery System Results in Annual Savings of $196,000 for Global Chemical Manufacturer

Huntsman, Switzerland

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Recommendations from Armstrong University

Typical Energy Savings in Hot Water Systems

This course covers typical hot water efficiencies, explains various methods of capturing waste heat to pre-heat hot water, and examines system efficiencies versus equipment returns on investment.

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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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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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Smart Solutions

This course discusses Smart Solutions and industry applications, wireless technology, the value of steam asset management; and how to use Smart Solutions to identify system issues and reduce energy costs.

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