Air pollution-control equipment is generally regarded as a non-core operation — and yet another unavoidable cost of doing business. Often, companies focus on air pollution control independently from their production processes and only evaluate their technology’s energy efficiency while meeting the target emission levels. If, however, air pollution equipment was judiciously evaluated throughout the entire operation, companies could improve their processes and achieve better long-term operating and economic results. This includes positively impacting their facility’s energy requirements.
System aspects that should not be overlooked when assessing air treatment equipment include: