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CONTENTSCOVER STORY WINTER2015 10


ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OFFERS ADVANCED ENERGY GENERATION FOR FOOD FACTORIES


HVAC


PHE’s are offering a more efficient alternative over traditional


calorifiers but one that also addresses the health and safety issues...


12


TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL


BBP raises a toast with us as we celebrate our ten year anniversary with a glance over the decade...


LIGHTING & CONTROLS


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Lighting control is offering a strategic solution for improving sustainability in office buildings...


34 AD Process Optimisation


It is easy to see why anaerobic digestion (AD) has become such a popular technology for food factories. AD utilises waste streams and co-products, often removing the need for other waste treatment technologies. It can provide heat and electricity for processing operations and produces a valuable end product in the form of digestate biofertiliser. However, the overall eciency of almost any existing AD plant can be improved. Turn to p10 to learn how.


NEWS 4. GE opens global technical learning centre in Berlin


EDITOR’S CHOICE 6. Are planning laws to blame for the energy crunch?


FEATURES Building Management Systems... 8. Open systems: Working with the fact not the fiction


HVAC... 12. The case for plate heat exchangers


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Monitoring & Control... 14. The Internet of Things takes control 16. Leveraging the power of data to take control


10 year anniversary special... 18. Britain’s brewers mark 10-year milestone 20. Demand-side response: Dispelling the myths


Eco Power... 24. ‘Green light’ for UK’s first high pressure CNG station


Waste Management... 26. A flexible approach to sustainability at Suffolk W2E


CHP - Combined heat & power ... 28. CHP: Can less really be more?


P22 A flexible approach to sustainability at Suffolk W2E plant


P18: Britain’s brewers mark 10-year anniversary


P12: The case for plate heat exchangers


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