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Keeping ‘Essential Services’ Running

This complete burner and controls retrofit from Preferred was installed an existing watertube boiler at an “essential services” corporation in the Midwest.  In partnership with Simoneau Sterling, Preferred Special Combustion Engineering, a division of Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation, provided critical combustion engineering services, and products to meet the clients Emission Reduction, Energy Efficiency, and Sustainability Goals. Excellent project […]

The Importance of Sensing Lines to Performance of Boiler Room Instrumentation

-By David Eoff Sensing lines are everywhere in the modern plant, whether it be a boiler plant, refinery, chemical plant, or water treatment plant. Often the instrumentation problems that stump operators, contractors, and sometimes full-time service technicians are related to how sensing lines are installed and maintained. We’re going to examine some of the most common instruments that […]

Preferred in Newly-Dubbed NYC COVID-19 Field Hospital

This Preferred Utilities diesel pump skid for the Jacob Javits Center emergency generator was started up in the field by Analytical & Combustion Systems Inc. skilled field technicians. The Javits Center has been preparing as a “make-shift” hospital for #COVID-19 patients. Thank you to all the essential personnel working on the front lines! For reliable power during interruptions or power grid […]

Free Online Tools Helping Critical Healthcare Facilities

Free online tool for designing reliable generator systems now available for vital healthcare facilities, for whom a power outage could be catastrophic Connecticut-based Preferred Utilities Manufacturing offers software solution to senior care institutions and nursing homes already under pressure by mandatory COVID-19 quarantines DANBURY, Conn., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Read the article here. In times of widespread uncertainty, the dependability […]

Start Up & Service of Hospital during COVID-19 Pandemic

Start-up and service of mission critical facilities is paramount as the U.S. handles the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Preferred successfully completed the start-up at a Kentucky hospital, providing reliable power during emergencies and power grid failure. Mission critical facilities that Preferred has and continues to service include nursing homes, hospitals, nuclear power plants, apartment complexes, and […]

VA Hospitals Invest in Boiler System Upgrades for Savings

By Dan Wallace See the article in Power Engineering here!           Upgrading or replacing a boiler system presents one of the most daunting and expensive challenges a large facility can undertake. When the time comes—whether the current system is outdated and inefficient or it fails outright—facility management must understand the process in order to set facility management goals and […]

Preferred Prepared – NYT feat. Preferred controls

Preferred Utilities still has equipment from 30+ years ago functioning in New York City housing establishments. Lately though, We have taken on retrofitting projects that are focused on a sustainable future for NYC. This includes updated burners and controls, like the API burner and FlexFit Linkageless Controller, as well as Renewable Fuel options for eliminating carbon emissions, meeting […]

FlexFit Solution for Boiler Retrofits

Linkageless control technology makes boiler rooms more efficient and easier to operate  In order to cut boiler room costs and solve end-user headaches, many boiler professionals are making the move to “linkageless” control systems. A linkageless system uses a burner with individual servos to control fuel and air ratios, and this in turn provides more savings to the […]