Boilers Help Hospital Cut Energy Use

October 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2004, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p59
Reports on the impact of the installation of Miura steam water-tube boilers on the operational expenses of West Monroe, Louisiana-based Glenwood Regional Medical Center. Concerns of John English, director of plant operations for the medical center, regarding energy prices; Reason behind the replacement of the boilers; Features of the Miura water-tube boilers.


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