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Free Webinar Alert: The Importance of Optimal SCR Operation in Diverse Applications

SCR for Fired Heater

Nationwide Environmental Solutions, a strategic business unit of Nationwide Boiler Inc., has extensive experience in SCR technology with over 100 installations across the country. We started out as a user on our rental boiler fleet, mastered the design and operation of the system, and began selling the superior product to our customers. We can now provide SCR systems for NOx reduction to as low as 2½ ppm for boilers, fired heaters, gas turbines, and other demanding applications.

Users in a diverse set of applications are experiencing changes in emissions regulations, driven by federal, tribal, and state implementation plans. With more stringent NOx control limits, utility and industrial industries are facing many challenges in achieving compliance. Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology has been emerging as a clear preference with new plant construction and retrofits to existing plants, and we want to help guide you to make smart decisions for your SCR design.

Join us on March 28th at 11AM EST for a live webinar, hosted by Director of Environmental Solutions, Sean McMenamin. Sean will discuss key considerations for your SCR design, including:

   - An overview of current and future anticipated NOx emissions regulations
   - Understanding NOx reduction control strategies and comparison of control technologies
   - Understanding "next generation" SCR design and performance expectations
   - NOx technology options utilizing alternative reagents
   - Operating conditions and their effects on SCR sizing, design and lifecycle costs
   - Various case studies

Register today! This is a webinar your won't want to miss.

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Nationwide Boiler Representing at the Pulp and Paper Reliability & Maintenance Conference This Week

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Nationwide Boiler is representing at the Pulp and Paper Reliability & Maintenance Conference this week in Raleigh, NC. This is our first year participating in this event, scheduled for March 19 - 22. The conference is geared towards the maintenance and operation teams in the paper industry, and provides high-impact presentations, technical sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Since 1986 the Pulp and Paper Reliability & Maintenance Conference has developed a devoted following of reliability & maintenance professionals and has hosted over 400 speakers that have shared their knowledge and experiences.

If you are at the conference, be sure to stop by the Nationwide Boiler table. Meet our Eastern US Business Manager, Jim Barbeau, and learn about the many products and services that Nationwide Boiler can offer to the pulp and paper industry!

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Nationwide Boiler Travels: WRBA Conference and IDEA Annual Campus Energy

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Nationwide Boiler and Pacific Combustion Engineering have representatives at two tradeshows this week on opposite sides of the country. 

We have Nationwide Boiler's Tim McBride and Pacific Combustion Engineering's Mike Dorthalina in Renton, WA joining boiler owners and vendors at the Western Regional Boiler Association (WRBA) Conference. This conference invites power boiler owners and operators from the West Coast and Canada to gather in one location and network with others in the industry, attend education presentations discussing a wide range of topics, and learn about the newest products to market.


In Baltimore, MD, we have Jim Barbeau and Jaime Cubillos representing Nationwide Boiler at the IDEA Annual Campus Energy Show. This event includes 72 presentations, 100 exhibitors, and 800+ attendees that come together to discuss the latest trends in the district heating realm. Their motto and goal this year is "Sharing Solutions, Sustaining Our Future". 

These are two exciting and valuable events that we have come to know very well, and we exhibit at these shows every year. Be sure to visit the Nationwide Boiler table if you will be in attendance at either show; #44 at WRBA and #19 at IDEA. We hope to see you there!


   
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Mission Linen's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New LEED-certified Newark Facility!

Mission Linen Boiler Room

The ribbon cutting ceremony for Mission Linen’s newest facility in Newark, CA is happening today!

The 109,000-square-foot facility is designed to process 1,500,000 pounds of laundry each week and utilizes boiler room equipment provided by Nationwide Boiler Inc. With a silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, the company required equipment that was highly efficient and environmentally friendly.

Nationwide Boiler’s complete, high efficiency boiler room package contains the following equipment:

1. Two (2) Superior 475 hp Steam Boilers, including
  •      - Integral, factory engineered stack economizer mounts
  •      - Integral, factory engineered seismic anchoring system
         - 4-pass, high-efficiency firetube design
         - 150 psi ASME design rating 

2. Two (2) Power Flame Burners, including
     - Proven, sub 9 ppm, BAAQMD compliant and ultra low NOx
     - Siemens LMV52 Servo driven air / fuel ratio control with touchscreen operator interface
     - O2 trim
     - Variable speed driven combustion blower motors with rotational feedback
     - UL, CSD-1, Cal Code and NFPA approvals

3. Two (2) Superior 2-stage Stack Economizers, which
     - Provides a 6% efficiency gain and an overall boiler efficiency in excess of 87%
     - Incorporates a compact design within a single, easily installed package
     - Is supported by integral boiler mounts and installed above the stack

4. One (1) Superior Deaerating feedwater System, which
     - Allows for higher feedwater temperatures and increased energy storage
     - Removes harmful, non-condensable gases from the boiler feedwater
     - Captures condensate return energy while reducing flash steam losses
     - Pre-heats boiler feedwater, increasing boiler efficiency and reducing thermal shock

5. One (1) Industrial Steam Surface Blowdown Heat Recovery System, which
     - Cools surface blowdown effluent, benefiting underground drain lines and sewer connections
     - Improves efficiency by utilizing otherwise wasted energy to heat the soft make-up water
     - Recovers otherwise lost flash steam, routing it to the deaerator, reducing pegging steam demand

Nationwide Boiler is proud to support top quality and environmentally conscious businesses like Mission Linen. If you are in the area, take some time stop by their Newark facility today for a tour of their process and boiler room!

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