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Breaking the Stigma on Aluminum Commercial Boilers

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2018 4:42:00 PM / by Patterson-Kelley posted in Boiler, Condensing Boilers, Water Quality, Hydronic Boilers, Direct-fired, Condensing, aluminum boilers, commercial boilers

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Changing the Perception of Aluminum Commercial Boilers

The commercial heating industry has faced an ongoing debate on the benefits of stainless steel heat exchangers versus aluminum heat exchangers. The process of choosing a new boiler has become confusing for both building owners and engineers. 

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Why Choose Indirect Domestic Water Heating?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2018 1:37:45 PM / by Patterson-Kelley posted in Condensing Boilers, Water Quality, Water Heaters, Indirect Water Heating

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Examining Direct Fired Water Heaters

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It comes as no surprise that technological advances in the water heating industry have allowed manufacturers to develop highly efficient commercial boilers that provide well rounded heating comfort. Utilizing commercial boiler platforms to produce both building heat and domestic hot water has become a trend in the industry, but what does this  mean for the commercial units? 

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Best Boiler Maintenance Practices

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 23, 2018 1:55:21 PM / by Patterson-Kelley posted in Boiler, Condensing Boilers, Water Quality, Hydronic Boilers, Non-Condensing Boilers

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Why Annual Maintenance?inspection

Like changing the oil of your Ferrari F60 every 3,000 miles, all heating equipment, both boilers and water heaters, require annual maintenance. No matter the life expectancy of a heating system, ‘WEAR & TEAR’ will interfere with the performance of your heating equipment.

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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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