Heating & Boilers

Retrofitting Controls Reduces Fuel Costs

June 8, 2012

Check these tips for battling boiler inefficiency. Could you join this plant in simply using a controls upgrade to achieve emissions and
performance goals?


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Safety Valve Requirements For Deaerator Installations: How Much Relief?

June 8, 2012

Learn about the proper location for those valves, managing blowoff steam and turbine exhaust, and more.


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Reducing NOx Production While Keeping Expenses And Emissions Down

June 8, 2012

Sounds good, right? Catch up on what the latest analyzers can do, and visit a large company who expanded Its steam capacity by 50% in California’s tough regulatory environment.


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The Way I See It

June 8, 2012

How Final Will Final Be?


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Rooftop Unit Trend Analysis

May 2, 2012
Why did last month’s boiler system have the summertime blues?
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Case in Point

Alaska federal building warms to GSA requirements with wood pellet boiler

March 27, 2012
Wood pellet boilers were a key innovative component of the recent $4.7 million upgrade at the Ketchikan Federal Building in Ketchikan, AK. The 1930s-era, six-story building had a 47-yr-old steam boiler system that was at the end of its useful life and was providing inconsistent heat to the building.
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Gateway City Apartment Builiding Goes Single-Pipe

February 1, 2012
This large complex is welcoming a host of new arrivals, from new boilers and chillers to an overhaul of its hydronic strategy. Avoiding a whole lot of drilling was one benefit of their new design choice. Balancing first cost, maintenance costs, and the system itself were additional positives for keeping all 225 units comfortable and affordable.
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“T” for tankless: Texas schools’ water heaters save space and energy

December 5, 2011
A series of successful installations has made construction manager Cliff Holden a big believer in tankless water heating systems for the school-building projects he oversees. Since 2007, the 15-unit Burleson (Texas) Independent School District (BISD) has erected six new educational facilities under Holden’s direction, and the latest three have all featured multiple-unit, tankless solutions — in no small part because he wholeheartedly championed the idea.
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Congress extends regulatory limbo

November 7, 2011
The U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2250, the "EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011,'' last month by a vote of 275 to 142 (not enough to override an expected Presidential veto)?—?and then they went home for a week of campaigning.
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New Technology & Application For Drum Level Measurement

November 4, 2011
To keep boiler drum water level in an acceptable range is an important safety guideline for boiler operation. In recent years, accidents have occurred frequently due to boiler drum level measurement and control problems.
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