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Forster-Morrell Engineering: Energy Conservation Projects
Clients Department of Energy & State

Location Colorado Springs, Colorado
Projects Energy Conservation for Major Facilities Buildings & Processes
Duration 1982 - 1983
Scope Energy Consumption Calculations and Conservation Options
Role Analysis of Site Data and Calculations / Report Preparation

Energy Conservation for DOE Rocky Flats

  • Gathered data about facility building HVAC designs

  • Gathered data on process unit energy consumption

  • Tabulated energy consumption: steam, power, CW

  • Developed BASIC program analysis tools on PDP-8

  • Used ASHRAE handbook as approved calc. methods

  • Prepared reports showing potential energy savings

  • Savings in MMBTU, KW, gallons plus in dollars/year

  • Report included capital cost estimates for retrofits

Alternatives for Electronic Industries Wastes

  • Developed an options paper for State of Colorado

  • Presented to Colorado House State Affairs comm.

  • Incineration system for solvent waste streams

  • Vitrification system for heavy metals residues

  • Opportunity for regional waste processing firm