Minimizing Cooling Tower Blowdown

How much are you limited by blowdown? How can you mitigate its effects? Generally, the goal is to minimize cooling tower blowdown because that means you are running at a higher cycle of concentration and therefore the system is operating more efficiently. Another benefit of reducing blowdown is the corresponding reduction in the volume of chemicals being discharged to waste.  …

Financial innovation is the next big thing in clean energy and efficiency

Financial innovation is the next big thing in clean energy and efficiency By: Chris Nelder- Smart Planet A new wave of innovation is sweeping the energy transition sector, promising to accelerate deployment and cut the costs of energy-efficiency measures, as well as wind and solar generation. It isn’t a technological improvement, like cutting hardware and labor costs. It isn’t a policy …