Steam Systems

Improve Your Boiler's Combustion Efficiency: Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) Steam Tip Sheet # 4

This ITP tip sheet on boiler combustion efficiency provides how-to advice for improving industrial steam systems using low-cost, proven practices and technologies.

Steam System Scoping Tool

If you consider potential steam system improvements in your plant, the results could be worthwhile. In fact, in many facilities, steam system improvements can save 10% to 20% in fuel costs.
To help you tap into potential savings in your facility, DOE offers a suite of tools for evaluating and identifying steam system improvements. Learn more about the tools and specialized training, and download software here.

Fact Sheet—Tools to Boost Steam System Efficiency (PDF 1.3 MB)

Steam System Scoping Tool

This tool is designed to help steam system energy managers and operations personnel to perform initial self-assessments of their steam systems. This tool will profile and grade steam system operations and management. This tool will help you to evaluate your steam system operations against best practices.

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Steam System Assessment Tool (SSAT), Version 3

Release Date: March 4, 2008
SSAT allows steam analysts to develop approximate models of real steam systems. Using these models, you can apply SSAT to quantify the magnitude—energy, cost, and emissions-savings—of key potential steam improvement opportunities. SSAT contains the key features of typical steam systems.

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