Feedwater Economizer Calculator

Feedwater economizers transfer waste heat from the flue gas to warm incoming feedwater. Applied correctly, an economizer can reduce fuel requirements and pay for itself in less than two years.

Feedwater Economizer Calculator1 

Use this calculator to get a general idea of the energy and cost savings associated with installing a feedwater economizer on your boiler:2

Complete the fields below and then click "Calculate".

Production Hours [hrs/yr]:
If your number is higher or lower than your gas usage, then adjust the Average loading [%].

For an accurate savings quote or to apply for financial incentives:

1. The calculated estimated savings are estimates only and not guaranteed by Enbridge. The accuracy of this calculation is dependent upon the accuracy of the variables entered into the calculator and the relevancy of the assumptions used in the calculation to your specific facility(see assumptions below for details). For a more accurate savings estimate contact an Enbridge Energy Solutions Consultant.

2. Assumptions: This assumes savings is for one boiler and it's based on a steam pressure of approximately 80-120 psi. Natural gas cost is estimated at $0.25 m3