Hospital Expecting 25% Fuel Savings With Direct-Contact Heat Recovery

August 2009
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Aug2009, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p44
The article focuses on the fuel savings expectation of a hospital through its direct contact heat recovery. Percotherm is a direct contact condensing stack economizer that recovers the residual heat comprised in a boiler's flue gas and shifts the heat to a cold-water stream. It notes that Joe Lake, director of the facilities, is convinced that the hospital will have at least 25 percent cost of fuel savings every year and that the system will pay for itself in 30 months.


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