Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation Launches Combustion Consulting Services

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In response to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations proposed by the Obama administration early last month, Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation releases a statement on what it could mean for power plants should the ruling be enacted.

Flow Modeling

The ruling is not slated to take effect for at least two years, but as a power plant company I would not put this off for two years. Preparations should be made now.

In June 2014, the Obama administration proposed a plan in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slash carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants throughout the United States by 30% (from 2005 levels) by 2030. Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation released a statement on how power plants can begin reducing their emission levels in preparation, should the plan be enacted.

According to an article released by Reuters titled “U.S. unveils sweeping plan to slash power plant pollution” by Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason (June 2, 2014), the country currently has about 1,000 operating power plants, which account for nearly 40 percent of the carbon emissions within the U.S.

“While still in its infancy, if this plan does become set in stone many plants across the country will have to begin taking steps to comply with the new regulations,” explained Dan Wallace of Preferred Utilities. “The ruling is not slated to take effect for at least two years, but as a power plant company I would not put this off for two years. Preparations should be made now.”

Preferred Utilities is taking its own steps to prepare for the ruling. The company has launched a plan for combustion consultation services. Combustion consultation will help businesses reach the emissions levels needed. Services include:

Energy Audits
CFD Modeling
Physical Flow Modeling
Site Testing
Combustion Control Tuning
Flow Measurement
Service Contracts
Combustion Optimization
Boiler Breeching and Stack Analysis
New and Retrofit Equipment Sizing and Selection
Sorbent Activation Process for Utility MACT and Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS)

Both physical flow modeling and CFD are advanced troubleshooting technologies utilized to solve air and fluid flow challenges within boiler and power plant equipment. Potential applications include: boilers, burners, duct systems, cooling applications, heat exchangers, single and multiple-burner boilers, and process burner systems.

“A correctional study and tuning of a company’s system can result in decreased emissions, higher efficiency, and lower fuel costs,” Wallace said. Several customers with large boiler room plants—including universities—have already taken advantage of Preferred’s combustion consultation services.

About Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation:

Based in Danbury, Connecticut, Preferred Utilities has specialized in combustion engineering since 1920 and is a single-source umbrella for all mission critical needs. Services include customized engineering, consulting, installation, and scheduled maintenance. Other products include fuel oil handling systems and components, boiler instrumentation and controllers, high-end burners, and nuclear power plant outage-reduction tools and component parts.

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Justin O'Donnell
Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation
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