These days, companies in manufacturing and other industries compete on many different levels beyond growth and revenue. For example, many compete to be the most engaging and rewarding companies to work for, while others strive to offer the best one-on-one service to customers. With a focus on becoming more socially and environmentally responsible, most companies are also beginning to compete in realms of energy conservation and green energy initiatives. That competition can manifest in many ways, with companies implementing greener technologies and processes in nearly every aspect of their operations. With the help of modern heat exchangers, that includes the realm of electrical thermal management.
Thermal management with heat exchangers
Before the push for greener initiatives became a popular rallying cry in most industries, heat exchangers brought plenty of attention to the benefits of lowering energy consumption. Traditionally, companies had to rely on more cumbersome and energy-intensive thermal management processes to keep their electrical equipment, enclosures, and control panels from overheating. However, heat exchangers replaced the need for air conditioners and air compressors, introducing a more streamlined and eco-friendly method of transferring electrical waste heat for optimal electrical thermal management. Their ability to collect and transfer heat instead of eliminating it with chilled air helped companies maintain and boost their thermal management effectiveness while dramatically lowering their overall energy needs.
Making green energy efforts easier
Lowered environmental footprints
The reduced need for energy is one of the biggest impacts heat exchangers have on a company’s environmental footprint. The less energy they consume, the less pollution the produce, and the less of an impact they have on finite energy resources. They also spend less money on energy, leaving them with more capital to invest in other green, eco-friendly endeavors. In many such endeavors, heat exchangers have proven invaluable, and many of today’s green technologies rely on their simpler yet highly effective heat transfer methods.
Wastewater treatment processes
One of the endeavors that many companies in most industries have adopted is in-house wastewater treatment. The procedure involves thoroughly treating wastewater to remove toxins and harmful chemicals before a company releases it back into the environment, or uses it for other purposes. To properly treat wastewater, companies have to implement the right equipment, which includes a solution to provide continuous heat to facilitate the treatment process. In many cases, heat exchangers help make that possible at much lower costs and without the need to rely on additional energy resources.
To learn more about how heat exchangers are helping manufacturing and other industries go green, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.