A rendering of a recuperative afterburner for coffee roasters with GreenCycle technology by Inproheat Industries.

The coffee roasting industry is a community that is known for being environmentally-conscious. In keeping with this philosophy, Inproheat makes a constant effort to create afterburners that carry equal environmental and economic rewards.

At this year’s Specialty Coffee Expo, Inproheat introduced the newest addition to its afterburner family – a recuperative model that uses a new innovation we call GreenCycle. Let’s take a closer look.

The GreenCycle Concept

The original Smoke Dog afterburner was built to remove coffee roasting smoke and odor at the flagship location of Bean Around the World. After more than 100 other roaster installations across North America, the positive results of this afterburner are indisputable. Inproheat’s newest oxidization milestone – GreenCycle – enhances the original model with a new emphasis on heat recovery.

GreenCycle Rewards

Inproheat’s Recuperative Smoke Dog afterburners utilize GreenCycle technology in the form of heat recovery banks. During the roasting process, these banks recover and then reheat roasting exhaust, thereby reducing overall fuel consumption by 60% when compared to traditional afterburners.

Coffee roasters who purchase a recuperative afterburner will see two immediate rewards – lower operating costs and increased efficiency. As a direct result of the reduced overhead, these coffee roasters can invest in other business areas with less burden.

An Exciting Next Step

Inproheat’s recuperative Smoke Dog afterburners appeal primarily to larger coffee roasters, however the variety of configuration options available keeps them versatile across different types of operations. More than anything else, they match well with roasters who want a smaller carbon footprint while maximizing the return on their roasting equipment investments.

For Inproheat, the launch of GreenCycle technology is especially relevant. First of all, it fits in with the environmentally-conscious and efficient history of the Smoke Dog afterburner. Additionally, it marks a new milestone for Inproheat in the coffee roasting industry as a whole.

Are you curious to know more? Learn about GreenCycle technology and Inproheat’s recuperative afterburners by contacting us.

Watch for more updates about this model in the months ahead.

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The Inproheat Industries display for the Smoke Dog Afterburner at the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo.

It’s an exciting time for Inproheat Industries and the Smoke Dog afterburner.

For the second year in a row, Inproheat representatives attended the Specialty Coffee Association of America Global Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle, Washington.

This event brings together all corners of the coffee industry to interact in a welcoming environment.

New Opportunities for Inproheat

The 2017 SCAA Global Specialty Coffee Expo was the first opportunity for Inproheat to present its Smoke Dog afterburner technology through its own dedicated booth. As such, the company shared the concept and history of the Smoke Dog afterburner. Inproheat described the efficient features of The Smoke Dog and international client testimonials with coffee roasters, industry thought leaders, and trade publications that cater to the coffee industry.

Overwhelming Support

Inproheat’s Smoke Dog afterburner presentations earned overwhelming support from attendees at the SCAA Global Specialty Coffee Expo. Coffee roasters were especially impressed with the tried and true solutions that Smoke Dog afterburners can offer. The wide compatibility and international compliance of Smoke Dog afterburners was also positively received. As an added bonus, environmentally-conscious roasters were very pleased by Inproheat’s presentation of its Recuperative Smoke Dog Afterburner. This new model features our GreenCycle heat recovery bank technology – another innovative milestone for Inproheat – which offers higher energy efficiency and savings for roasters.

Looking to the Future

In conclusion, the 2017 SCAA Global Specialty Coffee Expo proved to be successful for Inproheat Industries. As a company, we learned from the people in the coffee industry while those in attendance learned from us. As the coffee industry moves ahead with increased technology and innovation, Inproheat is a key player. So what’s next? While the industry evolution continues, the Smoke Dog afterburner will be taking more exciting steps forward.

Do you want an afterburner for your coffee roasting operation? Get in touch with us!

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