Upgrading Burner Controls

Leng, Bertram
June 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jun2007, Vol. 79 Issue 6, pBSE16
The article offers insights on upgrading burner controls in order to yield a higher return. It describes the condition of the firetube boilers fitted with dual-fuel gas/oil burners installed in a hospital campus. It suggests contacting the burner/boiler/combustion-controls manufacturer's representative when presented with the one-low-fire-switch actuator problem. It cites that increasing turndown and eliminating excessive cycling contribute to greater efficiency and lower costs.


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