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...
Basic Boiler Tuning Tips

Basic Boiler Tuning Tips

Boiler tuning is necessary to maintain efficiency as well as to ensure reliability and safety. Tuning the burner during the spring and again in the fall is recommended because of the dramatic air temperature and density changes that occur during these seasons. Both...