Paris district steam system

Paris district steam system

Paris the capital of France is served by a large district heating system using steam, in fact the system contains 450 km of steam pipework. Paris is an important centre of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts. In 2014 Paris received 22.4 million visitors,...

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Hospital steam use

Hospital steam use

There are many hospitals which use steam, as it is a vital part of allowing hospitals to function and treat patients. Steam permits high energy densities and enables large amounts of energy to be moved around easily. Steam is used for many applications in hospitals,...

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Palm oil and steam

Palm oil and steam

Palm oil is used for food products, detergents, cosmetics and increasingly biofuel. Example products include; shampoo, ice cream, margarine, and lipstick, which all contain palm oil. The list of products that rely on the unique properties of palm oil is long, with one...

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Waste, steam, district heating, and Nottingham

Waste, steam, district heating, and Nottingham

There are many towns and cities around the world that use district heating, and many of these district heating systems also use steam. For an example of this in the UK we chose Nottingham, where domestic and commercial waste is used for both electricity and heat....

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Geothermal energy and steam

Geothermal energy and steam

Power from inside the planet is an affordable and sustainable solution to energy needs for many parts of the planet, and steam is a vital part of its generation. Heat from the earth can be used as an energy source in many ways, from large and complex power stations to...

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Ellenroad steam museum closure threat

Ellenroad steam museum closure threat

A steam museum which houses the sole working survivors of the great twin horizontal tandem compound steam engines which powered Lancashire's mills throughout the latter part of the industrial revolution may have to close because of an unexpectedly high utility bill....

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Textile services and steam

Textile services and steam

Ever wondered how sheets, pillow cases, and table linen are pressed on a large scale for large hotels? Laundry services are normally outsourced and/or centralised by many large organisations. These may be hotels, hospitals, even prisons. Laundries that have a capacity...

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Steam trap survey and energy saving

Steam trap survey and energy saving

The long term price of energy continues to rise, and organisations are under constant pressure to save energy and drive costs down. Sustainability has become a hot topic, and for many organisations a focus area. This has understandably led to energy hungry items such...

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Steam thermocompressor

Steam thermocompressor

Steam is the common source of heat in many process industries. There is a financial cost associated with the generation of this steam, so it is therefore imperative that its use is optimized as much as possible. One way on large industrial plants which often vent...

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Tyre production steam use

Tyre production steam use

If asked the question what is the most important part of your vehicle, how would you reply? Many might say the engine, or steering wheel, however it can be said that tyres are the most important part. Tyres are the only thing on your vehicle that is actually in...

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