Detroit Thermal, L.L.C. provides cost-effective, energy-efficient, environmentally friendly heating and cooling services to 104 customers in 146 buildlings in the densely populated central business district of Detroit, Michigan. Our customers use our services as an alternative to operating their own steam boilers, w
ater chillers or other energy systems.


new boiler control systems represent an investment in steam production
detroit thermal, llc spring 2006
As part of its multi-year, $22 million capital improvement program, Detroit Thermal recently upgraded the controls on boilers Number 1 and 2. They are now equipped with electronic computerized burner management control systems that allow an operator in the control room to monitor and change many aspects of the steam generation system. [ full story ]

akron thermal is recognized for turning old tires into an efficient source of fuel
akron thermal, llc spring 2006
Akron Thermal, which, like Detroit Thermal is owned by Thermal Ventures II, began adding tire-derived fuel (TDF) to the fuel mix that runs its boilers in 2004. The results have been encouraging... The new fuel produces a thousand Btus of heat for about one-tenth the cost of natural gas and has allowed Akron Thermal to reduce significatnly the amount of natural gas is uses. [ full story ]

a grand old boiler yields to its modern successors
detroit thermal, llc spring 2006
In its day, boiler Number 5 was the pride of Beacon Heating Plant. The 15-story-tall boiler was one of the largest coal-fired boilers in the world. But boiler Number 5's place in history - and in Detroit's district heating operation - has passed and it is being replaced with more efficient boilers, as part of Detroit Thermal's modernization program. [ full story ]

detroit thermal comments on mpsc order
detroit thermal, llc september 2005
The following statement is from Chuck French, president and general manager of Detroit Thermal, In the statement, French offers comment on today's (September 8, 2005) rate order (Case No. U-13691) by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC). "While we continue to review what is a lengthy order from the MPSC, our initial reaction is that we now have a rate structure in place that supports Detroit Thermal's plans to invest in the..." [ full story ]

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