In our first couple of blog posts, we took a look at feed water, the chemistry of that water and how it transforms in low pressure steam boilers due to it being concentrated or cycled. We also saw its scaling and corrosivity potential and this affects both steam boilers and hot water heat systems or […]
Low Pressure Steam Boiler Water Treatment: Understanding Boiler Water Treatment, Testing, Management and Cleaning
Treating and Testing your boiler and what we look for and what we use. As you saw in our previous blog about understanding NYC feed water and what happens to it in your Low-Pressure Steam Boiler, we saw this water carries impurities that concentrate and will need to be controlled and their potential effects mitigated.
Why enter a contract when you can just get your boiler’s burner serviced on demand? Because of the immense benefits, of course. This article will explain why getting a burner service contract with Controlled Combustion doesn’t cost—it pays.
May 31st was officially the last day of heating season here in NYC. But don’t let that fool you into thinking you shouldn’t worry about your boiler system until next season. This article will share 9 things you should do while your boiler is not providing heat.
What is surging and why is it so bad? Water surge is the dramatic change in the level of water in your boiler. You’ll know it’s happening because the water in the boiler’s gauge glass will appear to bounce up and down, reflecting the rapid increase and decrease of water.
This apartment building in Manhattan was in dire need of help. Controlled Combustion provided the mobile oil tank to restore heat.
Boiler Room Flood Damage Repairs Throughout the night of September 1st, 2021, New York City was hit with record-breaking rainfall and heavy winds. The rainstorm was the remnants of Hurricane Ida and caused devastating floods and damage across the city. It was the first time that New York City had issued a flash flood emergency
Atmospheric Corrosion Atmospheric corrosion is an abnormal operating condition that is characterized into four levels. Levels one and two will not result in a disapproved Local Law 152 inspection; however, if the corrosion is not properly addressed in a timely manner, the repercussions will be costly repairs and prolonged gas shutdowns in your building. As
A firetube boiler provides a large heating surface area from its composition of many small, heated tubes within the boiler. These types of boilers do require regular maintenance to maximize their efficiency. This maintenance includes both preventative and corrective. When an issue arises, our goal is to get your boiler back online efficiently and promptly.