Heating & Boilers

A Boiler Plant Upgrade's Tough College Course

By Michael J. Murphy
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Here’s a task: bridge the new mechanical room to the utility connection in the old space - located in an adjacent building in Chicago’s South Loop. Room for equipment is frequently tight, but in the case of this steam pipe, the room for error was less than one inch. The kind of planning that navigated that challenge accounted for (almost) everything in this tricky retrofit.
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Precious Metal: Cogeneration And Cooperation At Oregon State

By Colin Moar CIBSE, CSA and Geoff Wampler LEED® AP
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The first university cogen plant in the U.S. to earn LEED® Platinum certification, the OSU Energy Center succeeded via consistently efficiency-minded design and an exceptional level of analysis and teamwork in the commissioning process. Fuel flexibility, staff training, and a projected $650,000 annual savings didn’t hurt, either.
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Case In Point

Eight is enough: Team meets CA residence hall loads and installation questions with tankless strategy

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Tankless water heaters saved California State University Northridge money in energy costs. Beverly Watson can easily laugh about the idea today, now that her recent tankless water heater retrofit project
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Catalyst Management

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The scope of integrated catalyst management services from Cormetech help customers predict when catalyst layers should be replaced, regenerated, or a new layer added, based on catalyst deactivation rates, performance requirements, and system capabilities.
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Valve Diagnostic Testing

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Maxon offers a unique approach to valve diagnostic testing with PSTrend, its patent-pending technology which reduces probability of failure on demand (PFD) without line shutdown or having to bypass any burner management safety functions. 
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Boiler logistics

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Progressive Rail Specialized Logistics excels at tackling the professional securement, transportation, and expert job-site delivery of your boilers, all at a price that will nicely position your bid.
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Water level gauge system

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Installed worldwide since, 1962, the Simpliport boiler water level glass gages provide reliable direct-reading, bi-color indication up to 3,000 psi (206 bar).
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Packaged boiler

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Cleaver-Brooks recently launched the CBEX, a completely integrated boiler, burner, control, and heat recovery system that achieves the highest fuel efficiency and lowest emissions of any firetube system on the market today in 15% smaller footprint. 
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Auto Tube Puncher

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The newly redesigned Wils-Matic™ Auto Tube Puncher reduces cleaning time by an average of 50%, doubling the amount of cleaning that can be preformed compared to units without self-feeding functionality.
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The HPC ECOjet Ultra Low NOx burner provides low emissions on a variety of gaseous fuels and low NOx on all liquid fuels.
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