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Case Studies & Applications

Monitoring and Control of Carbon Monoxide Emissions in a Parking Structure
Carbon monoxide (CO) emissions from motor vehicles can have detrimental effects on the air quality inside subterranean parking garages. CO, an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas, is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the United States. (more)
Xcel Energy’s Harrington Station
When Savage Energy Services began fuel-handling operations in two power plants in Texas, engineers there began to investigate methods to enhance the safe handling of Powder River Basin (PRB) coal. (more)
Xcel Energy’s Tolk Station
The coal-handling facility at Tolk Station is very similar to that at the Harrington Station with the exception of a rotary car dump... (more)
ARPA Lamar Power Plant
The coal-handling facility at the Lamar Power Plant in southern Colorado is an interesting and somewhat unique design... (more)
Fiber Optic Network System
Responding to customer requests, Conspec Controls developed a Fiber Optic Network System that interfaces with new or existing equipment and has the capability to communicate through an Open Connectivity Standard (OPC)... (more)

Articles & Awareness

Marcellus Shale: Monitoring for Methane and other Combustible Gases in Compression Stations
Natural gas from the Marcellus Shale is a potentially vast energy resource and there are many reasons for tapping the natural gas in the shale. The main concern during the acquisition and processing of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale is safety—the need to protect human life—and also protect the processing plant, property and equipment against fire or explosion. (more)
Monitoring and Control of Carbon Monoxide Emissions in Parking Structures
A parking garage without adequate ventilation CO can easily exceed NIOSH and OSHA recommendations, putting workers, tenants and commuters at severe health and safety risks... (more)
Fire-protection Guidelines for Handling and Storing PRB Coal
CO monitoring for the presence of carbon monoxide is the way to find out soonest whether there is a fire in the making... (more)
Hardened Ethernet Switches Support Mine Safety
Mines require rigorous safety programs such as gas detection monitoring systems... (more)

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