Optimizing Boiler-System Efficiency

Wamsley, Gary
October 2009
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2009, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p38
The article offers information on boiler-system efficiency. It says that plant engineers and utility managers benefit from boiler efficiency in the operational costs of commercial and industrial facilities. It adds that fuel consumption of gas or oil fired steam plant can be reduced to 30-50 percent if used with boiler fuel. It cites factors that impact boiler efficiency including poor water treatment and low-quality fuel. Ways to reduce boiler fuel consumption and operating costs are presented.


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