Articles Tagged with ''boilers''

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Dominican University cuts summer heating, achieves rebate incentive

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Universities can spend substantial amounts of money heating and cooling large campus buildings. For Dominican University of River Forest, IL, that wasn’t acceptable, especially during the summer months.
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Michaels Energy - Easy fix for wasteful steam systems

Thermostatic radiator valves could provide a welcome boost
By Jonathan Hilyard, LEED GA
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In an age when a three-year-old cell phone is considered to be obsolete, steam heating systems, which are often well over 50 years old, get no respect.
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Boilers: Weil-McLain

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Weil-McLain offers contractor checklist for servicing flooded boilers.


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Sleeping easier: Vermont hotel’s pump retrofit gives peace to both patrons and facility manager

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Kevin Amyot had serious qualms last spring when contractor Ed Friedrich first proposed a major pump-retrofit project at the Sunset Motor Inn, one of the properties Amyot manages for the H. A. Manosh Corporation in Morrisville, VT. Friedrich’s $13,000 estimate called for the replacement of 18 fixed-speed circulating pumps in the heating system at the Sunset with 10 circulators from the Grundfos Pumps Corporation.
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Retrofitting Rutgers

By Michael D. Kornitas, CEM, LEED®
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Identifying motor retrofit opportunities in cooling towers, air handlers, exhaust fans, and circulating pumps reflects the no-stone-unturned strategy Rutgers employs in energy management.For those motors, boiler upgrades, and future projects, the university regularly seizes on multiple incentives opportunities — ranging from utility offers to good old-fashioned intraschool competition — to teach efficiency in action.
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Boiler control: AERCO

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The AERCO Control System (ACS) is designed for use with the AERCO gas-fired boiler products — KC 1000, all Benchmark, and Modulex boilers.
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Rooftop Unit Trend Analysis

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Why did last month’s boiler system have the summertime blues?
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Heating Hot Water System Trend Analysis

By Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.
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Could detecting a manual override suggest deeper problems?
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Buffer tanks: Raypak

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The company has published an application and sizing guide for its standard buffer tanks.
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MHI introduces the HGA-S-CX1300

Steam Generators: MHI

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MHI introduces the HGA-S-CX1300 high temperature superheated steam generator.
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