How to Accurately Calculate Energy Consumed from Measuring Condensate

In considering the energy provided and consumed through a Steam distribution system as a billable commodity, accurate measurement is critical to provide justifiable cost statements. As discussed in the previous article, practice has been to measure the steam provided to a given point-of-use location and bill on the total energy contained in the steam even […]

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Flowmeter Accuracy Vs. Repeatability

Although some believe that good repeatability is a measure of accuracy, this is a misconception. Repeatability is in no way an accuracy guarantee. Therefore, when considering a measurement device such as a flowmeter, if you see only a repeatability statement and no accuracy statement, be cautious and consider your application. Repeatability is the ability of […]

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Ultrasonic Vs. Magnetic Flow Meters

While selecting the proper flow meter technology for your system is critical, your ability to rely on the meter’s readings will depend more heavily on the application. Every meter technology will have its advantages and disadvantages, but it’s the nuances of your system and what is flowing through it that should garner the most attention. […]

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