Energy saving tip No 13 (steam measurements)

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Energy saving tip No 13 (steam measurements)

Tip summary

    • As we cannot control what we cannot measure, Steam metering throughout the entire distribution system is crucial for good energy management and to identify and implement energy saving measures.

Proposed actions

    • Evaluate the measurements that you have in your steam network.
    • Make a list of all users that has no measurements systems.
    • Plan for installing the missing measurements in the nearest chance.


    • Low cost opportunity with a good ROI.


    • Estimated energy savings range: 2-3% of the overall system energy use.
    • Better ability to perform any tuning in the system.
    • Decrease equivalent amount of CO2 emissions accordingly to save the environment.


    • Having good steam consumption measurements can save more than 2% of system energy use.
    • Please share this tip with others to share knowledge and increase energy efficiency awareness.
    • Please contact me for any advice or support about this issue or other energy management issues.

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Magdy Aly

Energy manager, Energy efficiency consultant Passionate to help others to save Energy and Environment.

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