Articles by John R. Puskar P.E.

Boiler Safety On The Front Burner

By John R. Puskar P.E.
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Between the limits of enforcement and the potential sources of trouble, there’s a lot of room for something to go wrong with a boiler system. Consider the options for regular inspections, testing, and training to steer your facility clear of extra costs, outages, or much worse.
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Don't Get Burned By A Boiler Retrofit Project

By John R. Puskar P.E.
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When it comes to that unexpected (and unwelcome) development, it’s usually less a case of if than when. Avoiding confusion over the specific technical scope of work up front, keeping an eye on codes and insurance, and considering contingencies for discovered problems along the way will smooth the path as much as possible.
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Before and After The Flood

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Twenty tips for risk abatement and water damage repair - ahead of and following a disaster, respectively - for boilers, ovens, furnaces, and thermal oxidizers. In terms of both equipment and expense, preparation and proper recovery procedures could mean the difference between damage and devastation.
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