R.F. MacDonald Co. services and sells boilers, pumps, composites and accessories for commercial and industrial applications.

Boiler Case Studies


 
During the last 10 years, we have helped many companies both understand the increasingly strict regulatory mandates required of their business and achieve compliance cost-effectively.
 
As you read some of these case studies, you will begin to understand that there is no cookie cutter approach to our business. Each application requires assessment, planning and thoughtful execution.
 

FOOD PROCESSING

San Joaquin Valley has dealt with the most aggressive regulations in California. This agricultural region has experienced multiple hard-to-reach compliance deadlines.

– J.R. Simplot Company, Helm CA
– Teasdale Foods, Atwater CA
– Ingredion (Formerly Corn Products), Stockton CA
– J.G. Boswell Tomato Retube, Buttonwillow CA
– Leprino Foods Lemoore West, Lemoore CA
– Hilmar Cheese, Hilmar CA
– ConAgra Foods, Modesto CA
– J.G. Boswell Tomato, Buttonwillow CA
– Aseptic Solutions, Corona CA
– Clement Pappas & Co., Ontario CA


INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES

Heavy industrial facilities sometimes are required to meet regulations that involve more than NOx emissions and result in more complex systems and installations.

– Plains Exploration & Company, McKittrick CA
– Longview Fibre, Oakland, CA
– NASA AMES Research Center, Mountain View CA

 


COMMERCIAL

Corporate offices, apartment buildings, manufacturing facilities, lab facilities and schools are not exempt from the new emission regulations on their equipment.

– St. Paul’s Towers, Oakland CA
– Equity Office , San Jose CA
– Teva Parenteral Medicines, Irvine CA


UNIVERSITIES

Corporate offices, apartment buildings, manufacturing facilities, lab facilities and schools are not exempt from the new emission regulations on their equipment.

– Stanford University, Stanford, CA
– Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
– Buck Institute, Novato, NV
– University of Nevada, Reno, NV


SELECTIVE CATALYTIC REDUCTION

Installing an SCR system helps companies solve the looming low NOx requirements of today – as well as into the future with efficient performance, ease of use and long equipment life times.

– Teasdale Foods, Atwater CA
– Ingredion (Formerly Corn Products), Stockton CA
– Leprino Foods Lemoore West, Lemoore CA


WINERIES

With the increase in demand for California wines, process boilers are in great demand. Smaller boilers are now required to obtain permits and comply with emission regulations.

– Charles Krug, St. Helena CA
– The Wine Group/Franzia, Sanger CA
– Delicato Family Vineyards, Manteca CA
– Constellation Wines/Woodbridge, Acampo CA


HOSPITALS

California now has new regultations that mandate seismic retrofitting along with emissions reductions. As a result, many hospitals must begin to comply to these strict new codes.

– Stanford University, Stanford, CA
– Biopharmaceutical, Northern CA
– Kaiser Permanente, Anaheim CA
– El Camino Hospital, Mountain View CA
– Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo CA
– Kaiser Hospital Modesto, Modesto CA
– UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA

 


 

POWER PLANTS

Boilers are the key equipment in any power plant. Boilers convert fuel into steam by applying heat and high pressure. That steam becomes the energy output for the power plant.

– Saguaro Power Co., Henderson NV