Because less fuel is combusted fewer ghgs are emitted

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Unformatted text preview: esources, including an online database of funding opportunities and an online CHP emissions calculator. EPA provides a variety of technical assistance to energy users who are considering implementing CHP projects, including conducting analysis of economic viability for projects, assisting in feasibility studies, and providing information on technologies, vendors, and incentives. Value to environment: Because they capture and utilize heat that would otherwise be wasted through electric­ ity production, CHP systems require less fuel than equivalent separate heat and power systems to produce the same amount of energy. Because less fuel is combusted, fewer GHGs are emitted. Sectors most applicable: Agriculture; aluminum manufacturing; cement and lime manufacturing; chemi­ cal manufacturing; food processors and distributors; general manufacturing; oil and gas; pulp and paper manufacturing; utilities/power marketers Program Profiles 15 Design for the Environment Safer Product Recognition Program Business Value: 3 q Cost savings/operational efficiency 3 q Risk management Services Offered: 3 q Analytical tools 3 q Public recognition 3 q Technical assistance Web site: www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/projects...
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