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The publication of this document was made possible by joint funding from Enbridge Consumers Gas, the Environmental Partnerships Branch of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, the Office of Energy Efficiency of Natural Resources Canada, and Union Gas Limited. The Office of Energy Efficiency provided funding under the auspices of the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC).

The information for the case studies was provided by the operations staff at Correctional Service Canada, Saskatchewan Penitentiary, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; operations staff at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Vineland Research Farm, Vineland, Ontario; and Sofame-Tech, Montreal, Quebec. The report was written by the Federal Industrial Boiler Program of the CANMET Energy Technology Centre of Natural Resources Canada.

This guide is intended to provide a basic discussion of combustion processes, their emissions, and techniques for reducing energy consumption and environmental emissions. The views and ideas expressed in this guide are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the funding organizations. Mention of trade names, commercial products, or supplier names does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. The generic opportunities presented herein do not represent recommendations for implementation at a specific site. Before proceeding with any modifications to equipment or operating procedures, owners and operators should consult with qualified professionals and conduct a detailed site-specific evaluation.
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