Well, that’s not really the whole story. “Lifecycle costs” could even include having to buy the same equipment all over again because it’s been ruined. It’s also about how adequate maintenance can steer a facility clear of avoidable and sometimes terrible boiler accidents that happen each year.
From a missing pipe hanger three floors down to steam traps past their prime, these stories show how steam system problems can originate inside the boiler room or far beyond it. Read more in February issue.