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Frederick County Infrared Tube Heaters

  Self Developed (Absence of third party developer)

Winchester, Virginia
End User(s):
Frederick County Winchester Landfill
Frederick County Winchester Landfill
Landfill Size:
3.16 million tons waste-in-place
Project Type:
Direct Thermal (infrared tube heaters)
Project Size:
15 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 380 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 340 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 4,100 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 50 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0005 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
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