FEATURED PROJECTS

Chilled Water Plant Evaluation

A Food & Beverage client was expanding production at one of their facilities, which required an additional 500 tons of refrigeration (TR) capacity via chilled water.  In addition to that expansion demand, the existing 3500 TR chiller plant had been underperforming to meet the present demand of 3000 TR.  The four existing chillers had been

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Purified Water System Expansion

Personal care products are manufactured with USP purified water. As a result of near continuous growth and expansion, a client was beginning to run out of water during their peak demand periods. In addition, the manufacturing operation was susceptible to downtime resulting from component failure in the purification system. The expansion included every part of

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Central Utility Plant CHP Coal Retirement and Plant Refurbishment

DTE Energy Services’ central utility plant provides steam and electrical power to five fortune 500 clients on the St. Bernard campus. Three steam generators produce 900psig superheated steam and drive a 10MW backpressure turbine generator, before the steam is distributed to the campus at 450psig, 125psig, and 15psig. The primary boiler was built in 1965

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Ash Handling System

Varo worked in a collaborative effort with a process equipment supplier and the project’s construction contractor to provide balance of plant engineering services for a wet-to-dry fly ash conversion and ash handling system located at a major utility’s coal fired power plant.  The integrated team worked with the Owner from early conceptual development of multiple

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Controls Retrofit for Midstream Compressor Station

A large midstream gas transmission company required assistance with a large controls retrofit and upgrade for an important midstream compressor station.  The existing controls, both automatic and manual, were obsolete and in need of replacement. The Challenge The automatic control system installed at the station was manufactured by Bristol Babcock and was no longer in

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