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NH Energy Project Provides Benefits

Fri, August 22, 2014 | Hurst Boiler

Perseverance was the key for Sullivan County’s District Energy biomass project. It was more than worth the wait.

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Hurst Announces Two Revolutionary New Advances in Boiler Technology at 2014 AHR EXPO NY

Tue, January 21, 2014 | Hurst Boiler

Thermo-Master, and Stack-Master are two of the latest, patent-pending engineered product advances Hurst will be introducing to the boiler industry and the world at the 2014 AHR EXPO NY.

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Biomass Hurst Boiler project wins engineering excellence award

Fri, January 25, 2013 | Hurst Boiler

Hurst Boiler is part of an award-winning installation at the University of Iowa’s Oakdale Research Park campus in Coralville, Iowa. As an integral part of UI’ s Green Energy Initiative, which seeks to have 40 percent of its energy needs met with renewable resources by the end of 2020, the Hurst biomass boiler replaced the campus’s natural gas boiler. Because the project was a retrofit, Hurst had to custom design the biomass boiler solution to fit into an existing structure.

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Hurst Boiler Provides Emergency Boiler Fulfillment to Areas Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Fri, January 25, 2013 | Hurst Boiler

Hurst Boiler & Welding Co. Inc., stepped up production and fulfillment to meet the emergency boiler needs of areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.Representatives were on-call around the clock to receive and quick-ship orders for a variety of boilers and separators.

Boiler feedwater systems and boiler feedwater pumps for most applications were shipped within a few days. The company also offered to source any boiler products it was unable to provide.

HURST Sponsors EPA MACT Webinar

Thu, March 01, 2012 | Engineered Systems Magazine

Amid much controversy and comment from industrial associations, and environmental groups and interested legislators, EPA has proposed revisions to its recent rulemakings governing hazardous air pollutant emissions from major source and area source boilers. Hear the latest on the rulemaking process and learn how the rules may impact boiler owners and operators.

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UI continues sustainability push with new biomass boiler

Sat, January 21, 2012 | Daily Iowan

University of Iowa officials are testing a new renewable energy source they hope could make the campus more green, but environmental advocates on campus say the move might not be enough.

The university's Oakdale Campus — located northwest of Iowa City — will soon start using a $7.3 million biomass boiler that will replace a gas-powered boiler. The new boiler burns woodchips.

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New High Efficiency Integrated Control Systems

Thu, January 12, 2012 | Hurst Boiler

Offering integration, reusability, and scalability, the new, high efficiency Integrated Control Systems from Hurst Boiler for remote boiler room monitoring and communications provide advanced supervisory boiler controls for all new and legacy Hurst products.

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McCotter Energy Systems

Mon, October 10, 2011 | Hurst Boiler

St. Elizabeth Hospital, part of Affinity Health System, in Appleton, WI has earned the ENERGY STAR designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is one of the few hospitals in the nation to hold this recognition. The prestigious ENERGY STAR signifies that the building’s energy performance rates in the top 25 percent of facilities nationwide.

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Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Biomass Boiler

Mon, October 10, 2011 | Hurst Boiler

The high cost of heat has been central to years of discussion and planning for the new pilot biomass boiler system now coming to life at the spectacular Southeast Alaska Discovery Center in Ketchikan.

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Canadian Biomass Magazine March 2009

Mon, October 10, 2011 | Hurst Boiler
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Biodiesel 2009

Mon, October 10, 2011 | Hurst Boiler

Hurst was commissioned back in 1981 to design and install its first biomass combustion system for the ethonal industry.

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What’s Your Carbon Footprint

Mon, October 10, 2011 | Hurst Boiler

If it burns, chances are we’ve already burned it successfully… From Canada to Korea from wood chips to rice hulls. When you choose a Hurst system, your backed by 42 years of innovative combustion design all packaged in modular components for one easy installation.

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House subcommittee passes EPA Regulatory Relief Act

Tue, September 13, 2011 |

The EPA Regulatory Relief Act, which would allow additional time for the U.S. EPA to fix the Maximum Achievable Control Technology Rules, was approved Sept. 13 in the House Energy and Power Subcommittee.

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Featured Rep: Alstrom Heat Transfer

Thu, July 07, 2011 | Hurst Boiler

The Alstrom Corporation has provided leadership and innovation in Heat Transfer Equipment Design and Manufacturing since 1939. Our comprehensive product line includes Patented Technologies designed for maximum performance efficiency. Alstrom equipment meets and exceeds ASME Section VIII (Division 1) requirements, is U,S,&H National Board, and R &NB certified and meets TEMA and other industrial standards.

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Sprucing Up Our Energy Supply

Sun, June 19, 2011 |
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Firemaster Integrated Boiler Monitoring System

Thu, January 27, 2011 | Hurst Boiler

FireMaster is a fully automated monitoring and control system integrated throughout the entire package boiler system from it's make-up water consumption to steam-flow and back as condensate return.

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Agriculture Secretary Awards Woody Biomass Utilization Projects

Sun, October 24, 2010 | Hurst Boiler

WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the award of more than $4.2 million in grants to 13 small businesses and community groups developing innovative renewable energy projects and new product development using woody biomass from hazardous fuel reduction projects on National Forest land.

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17th Annual CRMF Golf Tournament

Mon, July 05, 2010 | Hurst Boiler

33 teams played in the 17th annual CRMF golf tournament and had participation from over 100 of the hospital’s vendors and friends as sponsors, contributors and prize donors!

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Renewable Energy Cash Grant Guidance Revised

Mon, May 10, 2010 | POWER-GEN WORLDWIDE

A requirement that new renewable energy projects needed to have begun construction to qualify for cash grants in lieu of tax credits is being revised by the Department of Treasury.

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Biomass Use and Hydroelectric Power in the Dominican Republic

Mon, May 03, 2010 |

Hurst Boiler recently partnered with Hanesbrands’ Dos Rios fabric textiles facility in the Dominican Republic, which is their largest energy-consuming facility, and began operating a state-of-the-art biomass system in January 2009.

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Biomass-to-Power Generation Encouraged in the U.S.

Mon, March 01, 2010 | The Working Forest Newspaper

It's readily available, cost effective, carbon neutral and it makes a very good fuel while cutting dependence on fossil fuels,” says a leader on helping industrial, commercial and institutional owners find cost-effective ways to generate steam, power, and chilling, with an emphasis on green energy.

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Obama takes steps to boost biofuels

Wed, February 03, 2010 | Biomass Magazine

The biofuels and biomass industries received nothing but good news Feb. 3, with the release of the long-awaited renewable fuels standard (RFS2) final rule, the first report generated by President Barack Obama's Biofuel Interagency Working Group, and the Biomass Crop Assistance Program proposed rule.

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Xmas Tree Lighting 2009

Tue, December 01, 2009 | Hurst Boiler

For those of you who have not heard, and for those of you have, please mark your calendars to attend the Hurst Boiler/Relay for Life Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 4th at 6:30 p.m. at Hurst Boiler & Welding Co., Inc.. We will be serving light refreshments along with caroling and a special ceremony for the tree lighting.

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Go Carbon Neutral with a Hurst Biomass Boiler System

Thu, July 30, 2009 | Engineered Systems Magazine

The government wanted to have one central location in the north that doesn't have to supply parts for 20 different kinds of boilers,” said Fauteux. “This is a good move for their budget, because they can supply all the hospitals through one warehouse, because all the motors and drives are the same from place to place. There isn't a heavy budget for spare parts in each hospital.

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Obama Awards $54 Million for State Energy Programs

Mon, July 27, 2009 | American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $54 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Nevada, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

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Obama administration calls for aggressive biomass spending

Wed, April 01, 2009 | BBI International

Obama administration calls for aggressive biomass spending LAKEWOOD, Colorado — The American economy is in the grip of a crisis unparalleled since the Great Depression. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 presented to Congress, President Obama has included $58 billion to be devoted to energy investments in the coming years — of that, at least $800 million would be directed specifically at biomass-driven energy projects.

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Chipping Away At Emissions

Mon, March 09, 2009 |

Tighter air regulations and and abundance of trees have paired up to fuel the move toward hybrid biomass boilers in these Canadian hospitals. Read about the upgraded systems’ differences and the considerations for trading fossil fuels for sawdust, wood chips, and bark.

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Hurst Boiler Sponsors Fuels for Schools

Sun, March 01, 2009 | Hurst Boiler

Fuels for Schools was started in Vermont as a statewide initiative to promote and encourage the use of renewable, local natural resources to provide reliable heat for schools. It has since grown into a multistate program, and has recently expanded its scope beyond schools.

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Dare to DREAM™! - Double Renewable Energy in AMerica

Wed, February 25, 2009 | American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the renewable energy industries in America are delighted to have a new administration committed to advancing renewable energy with a plan to create new clean energy jobs with a goal to double alternative energy production in the next three years.

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Seaman Paper Company

Sat, February 07, 2009 | Hurst Boiler

Seaman Paper Co. is a 61 year old privately held paper plant located in rural Massachusetts. Under the guidance of George Davenport Jones, III, loyal employees keep this historic facility operating 24/7, 365 days per year. Seaman Paper Co. produces lightweight specialty papers including decorative tissue wraps, crepe streamers, foodservice tissues, SatinWrap, and personalized printed papers.

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Palin unveils energy goals for cities, villages

Fri, January 16, 2009 | Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)—Gov. Sarah Palin has crossed swords with conservation groups over petroleum drilling, but she earned nothing but praise Friday after announcing the most ambitious renewable energy goal in the nation.

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Biomass Helps Power National Lab

Fri, January 09, 2009 |

The Savannah River National Lab, Aiken, S.C., recently replaced a 1950s era coal-burning steam generating plant with a state-of-the-art facility that will burn biomass, mostly wood from the local logging industry.

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Hurst Boiler Announces New Biomass Boiler Systems

Thu, December 18, 2008 | Hurst Boiler

The latest edition in our biomass boiler series is the Hurst Reciprocating Grate Stoker with automated ash removal.

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EIA Energy Outlook

Wed, December 17, 2008 | U.S. Energy Information Administration

The Annual Energy Outlook 2009 (AEO2009) reference case released today by the Energy Information Administration presents updated projections for U.S. energy consumption and production through 2030.

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LECG Study Shows Ethanol Tax Exemption Increases U.S. Government Revenues and Reduces Dependence on

Wed, November 19, 2008 | Grainnet

Wayne, PA—The federal investment in ethanol over the past three decades has yielded billions of dollars of economic gain, according to a report released November 17 from economic consulting firm LECG, LLC.

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Chadron State College

Sat, August 09, 2008 | Hurst Boiler

Chadron State College (CSC), Chadron, Nebraska, is now in its 14th year of firing its central steam heating plant with wood chip fuel produced by a local supplier. Their experience and knowledge gained over that period has application to the present Fuels for Schools (FFS) situation.

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Colquitt Regional Medical Center

Sat, August 09, 2008 | Hurst Boiler

A $7.3 million central plant with N+1 redundancy on the chillers, generators and boilers in a small hospital in rural southwest Georgia—a dream?

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New Biomass Technology Dramatically Increases Ethanol Yield From Grasses And Yard Waste

Tue, July 29, 2008 | ScienceDaily

University of Georgia researchers have developed a new technology that promises to dramatically increase the yield of ethanol from readily available non-food crops, such as Bermudagrass, switchgrass, Napiergrass—and even yard waste.

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Verenium Technology to be Used in Asia

Fri, July 25, 2008 | Ethanol Magazine

Cambridge-based Verenium Corp., a cellulosic ethanol enzyme developer and producer, is collaborating with Tokyo-based Marubeni Corp. to continue the advancement of cellulosic ethanol facilities in Asia.

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Gassing up with garbage

Thu, July 24, 2008 | Herald Tribune

After years of false starts, a new industry selling motor fuel made from waste is getting a big push in the United States, with the first commercial sales possible within months.

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Hawaii Companies to Build Microalgae Facility

Wed, July 23, 2008 | Biodiesel Magazine

Algae biofuels in Hawaii are one step closer to reality with the announcement of the joint development of a commercial-scale microalgae facility on the island of Maui.

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New Hurst Biomass Boiler Stops Traffic

Tue, April 08, 2008 | Hurst Boiler

ROCKFORD — A tollway ramp and part of U.S. 20 have reopened after authorities freed a semitrailer that backed up and could not make it under the Perryville Road overpass.

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Hurst Boiler Announces Major Building Expansion

Fri, March 09, 2007 | Hurst Boiler

Hurst Boiler & Welding Co., Inc. has authorized the construction of a major building expansion, a project that will double the current size of their manufacturing facilities and corporate headquarters in Coolidge, Georgia to over 220,000 square feet. With their headquarters firmly established as a well-recognized landmark on the ideally situated GA Hwy 319 property, the goals for expansion are to retain the functional and design strengths of the existing structure while crafting an addition that will meet the manufacturer's staffing, business and manufacturing needs through at least the next decade.

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