Scope of Work:
Armstrong International is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the steam generation assets. Armstrong’s site supervisor will be responsible for management of six on-site operators, providing energy management expertise, and developing cost reduction opportunities.
The peak steaming capabilities are 130,000 pph.
Pursuant to its responsibilities, Armstrong provided the following upgrade projects:
Blowdown heat recovery installation
Surveyed, databased, repaired, and replaced the steam trap population
Completed insulation upgrade installation
Installed a HVAC system demand control system
Upgraded air handling unit controls system
Reduced overall steam demand allowing shutdown of a boiler
Reduced required steam pressure
Upgraded cooling water system controls
Optimized boiler combustion
Automated chilled water plant
Total value of this agreement is $3,800,000.
Three-year operations and maintenance agreement began in September 2003. Contract was extended through 2011 from 2003 start date.
Armstrong provided on-site expertise that has lowered the site’s operating costs, significantly reduced energy usage, developed appropriate back-up and emergency processes, and improved the knowledge base and morale of site operators.