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Project Profile

Allen County Infrared Heaters

Location:
LaHarpe, Kansas
End User(s):
Allen County Landfill
Sector(s):
On-site
Landfill(s):
Allen County Landfill
Landfill Size:
607,700 tons waste-in-place (2007)
Project Type:
Direct Thermal (infrared heaters in maintenance facility)
Project Size:
35 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 880 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 790 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 9,600 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 120 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0011 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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