Greening the Plant: Breath of Air (TPO Magazine)

High-Speed Turbo Blowers play a central role in a Texas treatment plant’s energy efficiency upgrade project Operators at the Grace Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Longview, Texas, expect significant savings from an energy efficiency project that includes replacement of two of five older aeration blowers with high-speed, high-efficiency units. The project is part of a $1,045,625…

25 Percent Savings, Just Getting Started

APG-Neuros makes the turbo blower selected for the project. “They are state-of-the-art technology,” says Smith. “We feel they are going to be a very popular blower. To my knowledge, ours are the first in New York.” The manufacturer says there are 368 units operating in the U.S. and more than 1,100 installed around the world.…

Optimization of WWTP Aeration Process Upgrades for Energy Efficiency

By K. Y. Bell* and S. Abel The volatility of energy prices, desire to improve sustainability, recently proposed legislation, and energy efficiency project funding have created big opportunities to improve energy and operation efficiency at most water and wastewater facilities. One mechanism of developing these opportunities is through energy management planning. Focusing on wastewater treatment,…

The Evolution of Blowers

How aeronautic technology changed the way we aerate and who is behind it all. When APG-Neuros, Inc. came out with their revolutionary air-bearing technology just a few years ago in 2005, it was received with hesitation and skepticism on the wastewater market. Today, APG-Neuros’ air-bearing turbo blowers are installed in 220 locations in North America…

Educating the Market is What It Takes

Headquartered in Boisbriand, just outside Montreal, APG-Neuros, Inc. is the driving force behind a new generation of high-speed turbo blowers for the wastewater treatment industry. It has taken the company three years to educate the market about this new development, but it is now beginning to harvest the fruits of its labor. APG-Neuros is a…