Spirax Sarco Inc. (SSI, www.spiraxsarco.com) published The Steam and Condensate Loop Book, which it describes as an engineer’s best practices guide to saving energy and optimizing plant performance. Utilizing illustrations and case studies, the full-color book covers all aspects of steam and condensate, from the principles of steam engineering and heat transfer to the complexities of designing a steam system.

Practical application techniques and self-test questions are included, ensuring designers and operators a full understanding of energy-saving principles that can additionally reduce carbon emissions. The book also includes SSI’s complete collection of “Steam Engineering Tutorials.” For purchase info, visit www.spirax.com.