Tag: engine

An engine, or motor, is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines, including internal combustion engines and external combustion engines (such as steam engines) burn a fuel to create heat, which then creates a force.

41st World Energy Engineering Congress 2018

We invite you to be a part of the nation’s largest, most active buying venue for end user energy products and services – the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC).
There’s no better opportunity for your sales team to directly reach thousands of top energy management decision makers from throughout the U.S.

Steam and Power

Steam and Power

Boilers have been at the heart of the industrial revolution since the invention of the steam engine by James Watt back in the 18th century. Essentially like a giant tea kettle, they are vessels in which water is heated, flashed to steam, and then extracted to perform useful work. However,

CxEnergy 2018 Conference and Expo

CxEnergy 2018 Conference and Expo

CxEnergy 2018 is the premier event dedicated to building commissioning, energy management, and field testing of buildings and facilities. The event offers pre-conference training & seminars. CxEnergy technical program includes 32 presentations and case studies from industry experts across all building science disciplines. The Expo Hall showcases a wide range of products from controls,

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Establishes New Recycling Task Force to Provide Guidance and Leadership to the Industry
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has established a new Recycling Task Force, created to provide guidance to members, industry stakeholders, state/provincial and local governments, and elected officials, concerning the challenges facing recycling programs in the United States

Weight Watching

Weight Watching

Moving solid waste in and out of facilities quickly is highly valued within an industry that frowns upon any excess amount of downtime involved in the necessary weighing process. Even more detrimental than lengthy weighing is inaccurate weighing.

Smooth Rides

Smooth Rides

A waste collection truck, like any other heavy-duty truck or vehicle, rides on three things: tires, brakes, and the suspension. Given the specialized nature of waste collection operations, as opposed to long-haul trucking, the types of tires, brakes, and suspensions used by waste collection trucks can have a significant effect

From Harness to Horsepower and Beyond

From Harness to Horsepower and Beyond

Trash collection might be the most unfairly maligned public service that rarely merits public attention for its community service. Unless there isn’t any. And then practically overnight, the hue and cry of anxiety of uncollected trash escalates into a community’s worst nightmare, making customers downright giddy to hear the familiar

Processing Landfill Gas for Energy Use

Processing Landfill Gas for Energy Use

Landfill gas (LFG) is getting lots of attention these days. It’s a greenhouse gas. It’s a renewable energy source. It’s also the cause of one of the most widespread regulatory issues in the landfill industry: LFG migration.

Water Storage Systems

Water Storage Systems

There is only one readily available, accessible, and inexpensive substance that can be widely used to combat fires: water. However, in a changed climate where drought and forest fires are far more prevalent, and where commercial and residential development in vulnerable areas makes for ever more expensive property damage, available

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