Checking and Monitoring Steam TrapsCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Cross Cutting Technology|
|Energy Savings Potential||
Energy savings for a regular system of steam trap checks and follow-up maintenance is estimated to be up to 10%
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential|
Using automatic monitoring it is estimated that an additional 5% cost over steam trap maintenance can be saved, with a payback time of 9 months.
Checking and Monitoring Steam Traps Publications
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) energy guide, Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry, discusses energy efficiency practices and technologies that can be implemented in iron and steel manufacturing plants. This guide provides current real world examples of iron and steel plants saving energy and reducing cost and carbon dioxide emissions.