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5 Tips for Managing a CEMS and DAHS With Limited Resources

Updated Original Post Dated: November 14, 2018

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VIM Technologies recognizes the complications that come with managing a Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) and Data Acquisition and Handling System (DAHS) with limited resources. Outside of our flagship products CEMLink 6 and COMPAS, designed specifically for the collection, monitoring, management, and reporting of plant emission data; we are constantly looking for innovative ways to improve systems management for our clients and colleagues. Here are five tips our team has put together for combating resource challenges at your workplace:

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CEMLink6 Version 6.1.747 Now Available

Version 6.1.747 of CEMLink6 is now available. Updates are available to those with an active maintenance contract.

If you would like more information, or to update your CEMLink6 system to this version, please contact VIM Support at 410-859-5455.

For more information on our maintenance and support services, please contact Eva Fewster at 410-859-5455 or eva.fewster@vimtechnologies.com.

VIM Technologies to Assist Feeding America

All across the United States today people, like us, are facing challenges we have never encountered before. We at VIM Technologies are committed to helping our neighbors and our communities get through these troubling times. To whom much is given, much is expected, and we want to make an impact by reaching out to help those less fortunate.Read more »

Reducing Compliance Risk: Easy Access to Environmental Data is Critical

If your source monitoring is anything short of 100% compliant with applicable regulations under the Clean Air Act Amendments you are at risk of notices of violation (NOVs), fines, and other disciplinary action. Reducing this compliance risk starts with proper data collection. Data visibility and ease of access can help your company stay within the guidelines of its operating permit.

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CEMLink6: Did You Know?

Updated Original Post Dated: December 7, 2018

VIM Technologies is a leader in the air compliance data acquisition systems industry as a major supplier of Continuous Emission Monitoring software. Whether you are a current CEMLink6 user or are interested in learning more about the software, here are some interesting facts you should know about this revolutionary software:

Custom Dashboard Builds

Users can configure a custom dashboard with the easy to use drag-and-drop tools. The graphic visuals enhance the presentation of data to increase communication of important figures. In addition to diagrams and images, users can display annunciators, trends, alarms, analyzer diagnostics, compliance deadlines, and more.

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EPAS (Environmental Project Assessment Service)

The installation of a new data acquisition and handling system (DAHS) is a unique and complex project that many plant personnel may not experience during their careers. Moreover, the level of effort required to manage a DAHS installation project is typically in addition to existing plant staff workloads which can be taxing. Experience shows that there is often a void at the outset of a typical DAHS project where the project requirements and specifications have not been clearly defined. In the absence of clearly defined technical specifications, both the buyer and seller are often stuck in an uncomfortable position. There can be numerous open-ended questions that have a significant impact on the overall success of the project. Details such as:

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EPA Issues Interim Part 75 Rule Concerning Quality-Assurance Requirements During COVID-19 National Emergency

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On April 17, 2020, the EPA Administrator issued Continuous Emission Monitoring; Quality Assurance Requirements During COVID-19 National Emergency (40 CFR § 75.68), interim final rule (IFR) to temporarily amend the Part 75 emission monitoring and reporting regulations for the Acid Rain Program, Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) and the NOx SIP Call. A copy of the IFR can be found here. Read more »

FREE WEBINAR – MACT Compliance using CEMLink6

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Data collection and reporting to meet emission regulations defined by the NESHAPS/MACT Rules can be challenging. Unlike NSPS, Acid Rain and other air compliance programs, NESHAPS brings in a mix of continuous and periodic data collection requirements coming from CEMS, CPMS and plant information systems. The raw data needed to meet compliance often come from different sources within the facility, on different networks, found in incompatible formats and different software platforms. This webinar will explainRead more »