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28 Sep 2017

Give the gift of boiler maintenance this year!

Give the gift of boiler maintenance this year!

While annual inspections are mandatory to receive a certificate of operation, commercial boilers and auxiliary boiler equipment should to be properly maintained to ensure safe operation and long service life despite the legal mandate.

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5 Sep 2017

Winter is NOT the time to blow off steam

Winter is NOT the time to blow off steam

Every year winter results in increased demands for steam. While the weather comes as no surprise, what is surprising is the number of facilities and steam plant managers who fail to adequately prepare their boiler systems and simply cross their fingers, hoping that this won't be the year they have problems.

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8 Sep 2016

Heat transfer fluid recommendations

Heat transfer fluid recommendations
Without proper rust inhibitors and maintenance, stand-by propane vaporizers are at risk for failure due to heat transfer fluid corrosion. Learn what you need to know to keep your system at peak preparedness.
Author: John Smith
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30 Aug 2016

Are your energy savings trapped?

Are your energy savings trapped?
A Federal Energy Management Program document (published by the U.S. Department of Energy) shares that facilities lacking proactive maintenance programs have failed steam traps which leak approximately 20% of the steam leaving the boiler, resulting in significant energy losses and operational costs.
Author: Romie Ruiz
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3 Mar 2016

Typical Firetube Boiler Boil-out Procedure

Typical Firetube Boiler Boil-out Procedure
8 steps to boil-out your new firetube boiler prior to service to remove waterside impurities and establish a stable condition for best performance.
Author: John Smith
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