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I-95 Landfill - Infrared Tube Heaters

LMOP Award Winner  Self Developed (Absence of third party developer)
Location:
Lorton, Virginia
End User(s):
I-95 Landfill
Sector(s):
On-site
Landfill(s):
I-95 Landfill
Landfill Size:
22 million tons waste-in-place (2006)
Project Type:
Direct Thermal (infrared tube heaters)
Project Size:
3 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Savings:
$5,800 annually by replacing propane-fired heating system
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 10 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 10 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 100 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 10 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.00001 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
County of Fairfax
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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