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  • n. Plural form of economizer.


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  • [The USCM's] lobbying efforts provided countervailing pressure against conservative economizers and made the administration's requests seem more centrist to Congressional moderates.

    Harry Moroz: Getting Steamy About the Administration's Unrequited Love

  • With such a method that portion of the plant carrying the steady load is so proportioned that the boilers may be operated at the point of maximum efficiency, this point being raised to a maximum through the use of economizers and the general installation of any apparatus leading to such results.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • In general, feed water heaters may be divided into closed heaters, open heaters and economizers; the first two depend for their heat upon exhaust, or in some cases live steam, while the last class utilizes the heat of the waste flue gases to secure the same result.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • From the standpoint of space requirements, economizers are at a disadvantage in that they are bulky and require a considerable increase over space occupied by a heater of the exhaust type.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • A study of commercial fuels and their uses in the production of power; of the properties of steam and the methods of measuring pressure, temperature and humidity; of the design and construction of steam boilers, chimneys, superheaters, economizers, feed-water heaters and condensers; of the steam engine, steam turbine, pumps and injectors.

    The University of Virginia Record

  • It does, however, increase the quantity of water to be handled from the hot-well, and incidentally lowers the temperature there, which, whether the feed-water pass through economizers or otherwise, is not advisable from an economical standpoint.

    Steam Turbines A Book of Instruction for the Adjustment and Operation of the Principal Types of this Class of Prime Movers

  • It is unusual, in those cases where a simple turbine steam-consumption test is being carried out, and not an efficiency test of a complete plant, to pass the measured feed-water through economizers.

    Steam Turbines A Book of Instruction for the Adjustment and Operation of the Principal Types of this Class of Prime Movers

  • Republicans are rightly determined to be economizers.

    The Full Feed from

  • Air economizers reduce mechanical cooling, however increased energy use due to filtration and exhaust of outside air will offset some of the mechanical systems savings.

    Data Center Knowledge

  • However, when selecting an economizer system, care should be taken to weigh the benefits of different types of economizers against associated costs and risks.

    Data Center Knowledge


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