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Breaking Down Turndown

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2018 2:38:44 PM / by Patterson-Kelley posted in Boiler, Condensing Boilers, Hydronic Boilers

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Operate at Peak Efficiency

Patterson-Kelley Commercial Condensing MACH Boilers

Boilers are Rated on Thermal Efficiency

Thermal efficiency is simply the chemical energy added to the boiler divided by the energy added to the boiler water.  As more energy is transferred from the hot gas into the boiler water, the thermal efficiency increases and the temperature of the hot gas decreases.

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Water Quality - Essential for Optimal Performance

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2018 12:03:21 PM / by Patterson-Kelley posted in Condensing Boilers, Water Quality, Hydronic Boilers, Non-Condensing Boilers

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Why is Water Quality Important?

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Importance of Water Treatment

 Water treatment is essential to ensure peak boiler performance and operational efficiency.  Up to 15% of thermal loss occurring within the first two years of boiler operation can be attributed to poor water quality. Untreated water inside a boiler can cause the following:  overheating, failure to produce hot water, and shortened life expectancy of the system.

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