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Deaeration: Overview of Deaerators and Their Role in Boilers

Deaeration: Overview of Deaerators and Their Role in Boilers

Deaerating has proven to be incredibly beneficial for lowering boiler maintenance needs, operating costs, and system downtime. Deaeration extends the equipment’s lifespan, increases operating efficiency, and more. Below is a brief guide to how deaerators work, why they are important, and different kinds of deaerators.  Deaerator Operating Principle Deaeration is the process of removing air…

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North Carolina Boiler Laws: Rules, Regulations, & Inspection

North Carolina Boiler Laws Rules, Regulations, & Inspection

In North Carolina, the rules, regulations, and laws governing boilers are primarily overseen by the North Carolina Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Division. This post explores the different laws that are important to know about if you own or manage a commercial or residential building that relies on a boiler for heat. Why…

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How Long Does it Take to Install a New Commercial Boiler?

How Long Does it Take to Install a New Commercial Boiler

When you rely on a boiler for heat in a commercial setting, the thought of replacing it and installing a new one can be stressful. There are the logistics of how the installation will impact businesses or residents in the building, the safety of the building during the installation, and concerns about how long the…

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Boiler Fuel Guide: Find The Best Fuel Type For Your Boiler

boiler fuel guide find the best fuel type for your boiler

The most important thing to consider when comparing the types of fuel used in boilers is that modern boilers, particularly commercial ones, are designed to be more fuel-efficient than their old, outdated counterparts. Newer boilers are also built to be durable and harness the maximum heat possible that is generated by the fuel. If you…

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Modular Boiler Systems

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Modular watertube boilers are an innovative concept from Superior Boiler: delivered by truck, ready to assemble, start-up and commission. Features Fully modular skidded assembly Includes boiler, controls, deaerator, feedwater pumps & water treatment system Enclosure complete with all interconnecting wiring and piping Can be commissioned in 2 weeks after placement on pad Capacities starting from…

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Low NOx Without Flue Gas Recirculation

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Low NOx, sub 30PPM, often means utilizing a burner with some means of Flue Gas Recirculation.  This technology effectively reduces NOx by using “cooled flue gases from the boiler stack as a source of dilution gas. They are very low in oxygen content and are composed of inert compounds like nitrogen, water vapor and carbon…

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BFIT – Designed to Fit

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Need BIG OUTPUT in a tight space? Consider the BFIT, from Bryan Boilers! Big output used to require big space, but no more. The BFIT Commercial Condensing Series from Bryan® provides unprecedented output in minimal space, serviceability and accommodates both variable flow or primary/secondary piping. Available in 1000, 1250, 1500, 2000, 2500, 3000, 3500, and…

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Stop Wasting Money, Reduce Boiler Cycling

Does your boiler cycle too often? What is too often?  Is cycling too often a problem?  What issues can this cause?  MOST IMPORTANTLY, how do we correct this? What is cycling?  First off, for on-off boilers, the natural state is to cycle, from off-to-on-to-off-to-on and so on, to attempt to satisfy a load.  Easy enough,…

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Boiler Maintenance You SHOULD be doing!

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Your boilers have needs too, are you paying them enough attention?  As silly as that sounds, it’s true.  Think about, your operating something that takes gas, adds air, lights in on fire to produce a ~2,000oF flame, fires that flame down a tube surrounded by water (or past tubes filled with water), to take water…

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Payback and LCCA – DON’T BE MISLED

Often, in our industry, we are requested to complete a Life Cycle Cost Analysis sheet or provide a payback estimate for new boiler-room equipment or efficiency boosting upgrades.  We pride ourselves on being as accurate as possible with these estimates – one of our Core Values is Integrity Over Profit.  You’re using these estimates to…

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