Waste Heat BoilersCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Melting and Refining|
|Energy Savings Potential||
Between 1500 kWh/h (for end-port regenerative furnaces) and 6472 kWh/h for (side-port regenerative furnaces) can be recovered in container-glass production.
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential|
Investment costs can exceed EUR 1 million with variable payback periods, depending on performance and prevailing energy prices.
Waste Heat Boilers Publications
Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Glass Industry - An ENERGY STAR® Guide for Energy and Plant Managers
Prepared primarily with the US Glass Industry, this document provides information about energy efficiency measures applicable to glass manufacturing, including performance and cost benchmarks whenever possible.
Waste Heat Boilers Reference Documents
As a reference of the EU Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75 EU) this new version provides extensive information on Best Available Techniques (BATs) applicable to European Glass Manufacturing Industry for reducing environmental impact. The document is prepared by the Institute for the Prospective Technological Studies of European Commission's Joint Research Center.