TITLE

Dont Do It for Al Gore; Do It Because It's Good for Business!

AUTHOR(S)
Rawson, Randy
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2008, Vol. 80 Issue 1, pBSE3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on going green for commercial, institutional, and industrial boiler owners. He says that while companies wait for guidance from lawmakers and regulators, fuel and money are wasted while the cost energy increases. He argues that the decision to go green should come as the company's best interest. He points out that boiler-generated steam and hot water is still the most efficient method of heat transfer.
ACCESSION #
28440871

 

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