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Case Study #04 - Maximizing Carbon Credit Reporting Efficiency with Sur-Flo’s Thermal Mass Meters: A Trido Energy Services Case Study

APPLICATION: Instrument air measurement for carbon credit offset quantification . 

SERVICE CONDITIONS: Sur-Flo/Sage thermal mass meters are installed on various producers’ sites, mainly in Class 1 Div 1 areas. 

HOW: Existing packages are retrofitted to replace fuel gas lines with instrument air lines, where accurate and reliable air measurement is required for carbon credit offset quantification. 



In an era of heightened environmental awareness and corporate responsibility, businesses across the globe are striving to reduce their carbon footprints. Trido, an industry leader in driving down GHG Emissions, has been at the forefront of this movement, assisting clients in their pursuit of monthly carbon credit reporting. This case study explores why Trido chose to work with Sur-Flo and the remarkable results achieved through their utilization of Sur-Flo’s Sage Thermal Mass Meters. 


 1. Company Reputation:

 Trido Energy Service’s, a Centurion Company, decided to collaborate with Sur-Flo primarily because of their impeccable company reputation. Sur- Flo had established itself as a trusted name in the industry, synonymous with quality and reliability. This reputation resonated strongly with Trido’s commitment to delivering top-tier environmental solutions to their clients. 

2. Technical Support, Customer-Centered Service, and Trust:

 Another compelling reason behind Trido’s choice was Sur-Flo’s unwavering commitment to technical support and customer-centered service. The partnership was fortified by the trust Trido had in Sur-Flo’s product line and the expertise of their team. This trust served as a solid foundation for the collaboration, assuring Trido that they were in capable hands. 

 3. Compliance with Monthly Carbon Credit Reporting Requirements: 

 One of the critical factors that solidified the collaboration was Sur-Flo’s Sage Thermal Mass Meters’ ability to meet the stringent requirements for monthly carbon credit reporting. This compliance ensured that Trido’s clients could confidently claim their respective carbon credits, aligning perfectly with their environmental sustainability goals. 

“No complaints about the product, the product support team has been excellent to work with for anything we’ve needed.”
Trido Energy Services


Trido’s decision to implement Sur-Flo’s Sage Thermal Mass Meters yielded remarkable results. These meters performed precisely as designed, consistently and reliably measuring instrument air for Trido’s clients. This reliability was crucial, as it enabled clients to confidently report their carbon credits on a monthly basis, thereby contributing to their sustainability objectives. 

An additional benefit of the Sur-Flo Sage Thermal Mass Meters was their “in-situ” calibration feature. This innovative functionality eliminated downtime, as the meters could be calibrated and certified right in the field. This eliminated the need to send meters back to the factory, reducing costs and minimizing disruption to operations. 

The Path Moving Forward with Sur-Flo’s Technologies:

Trido’s experience with Sur-Flo’s Sage thermal mass meters has left them confident in the technology’s field-proven capabilities and reliable performance. As a result, Trido is enthusiastic about the future and believes that these meters will continue to add significant value to their operations. This optimism extends to their expectation of a “win-win” scenario for all stakeholders involved in carbon credit offset quantification projects. 


The partnership between Trido and Sur-Flo exemplifies the success that can be achieved when a company’s reputation, customer-centered service, and reliable products align with the objectives of an environmentally conscious organization. Through the utilization of Sur- Flo’s Sage thermal mass meters, Trido has not only streamlined their carbon credit reporting process but also reinforced their commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility. This case study serves as a testament to the power of collaboration and innovation in driving positive environmental change.