Safely Bringing Boilers On & Off line with Both Hot & Cold Systems

Safely Bringing Boilers On & Off line with Both Hot & Cold Systems

We at Energy Control have been in the energy conversion business, since 1972 selling, applying and servicing many boilers and related systems and equipment. Our decades of experience have helped us uncover opportunities to help our customers improve the Energy Plant...
Keeping Deaerators Effective and Reliable.

Keeping Deaerators Effective and Reliable.

In Part I of our Series on Deaerators, we discuss the “why and how’ deaerators are employed to protect the boiler system while saving energy and chemical costs.  In this article, we want to address how to keep deaerators effective in corrosive gas removal,...
When Boiler Retrofits Make Cents

When Boiler Retrofits Make Cents

Businesses are continually looking for ways to save money and reduce cost.  The boiler room offers unique boiler upgrade and retrofit opportunities that cannot be overlooked. Boiler operation accounts for a high percentage of the fuel cost when looking at the...
Preventing Legionella in Commercial Hot Water Supplies

Preventing Legionella in Commercial Hot Water Supplies

While we are in the midst of dealing with an outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, attacking our Nation and the rest of the world, we are affected both socially and economically.  This, because the disease spreads rapidly and once contracted, manifests itself with...
Obsolete Honeywell Control Opens Retrofit Opportunities

Obsolete Honeywell Control Opens Retrofit Opportunities

Honeywell announced in mid-2019 that they would discontinue manufacturing the Honeywell parallel positioning control used for boiler and burner management.   What does this mean for boiler owners currently utilizing this control? There are limited direct replacement...
Prevent Boiler Low Water Level Failure

Prevent Boiler Low Water Level Failure

The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors have reported on boiler incidents over the last few decades. While boiler incident statistics and awareness have improved, low-water cutoff issues are still the most common cause of boiler failure.  As a...