Announcements

Plant Engineering Series: Fuel Oil Systems Demystified

To break down the components of a reliable and regulatory-compliant fuel oil system, we combined our wealth of engineering knowledge and experience into the Fuel Oil Systems Demystified. From Tank and Header design to Pump Head calculations, Leak Detection and Filtration, Preferred leverages its century of industry know-how in a comprehensive reference sheet for Fuel Oil gurus. Commons […]

Preferred Celebrates 100 Years in Business

Read the Press Release online here! Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation, a Connecticut-based maker of engineered fuel oil equipment and systems including boilers, burners, and controls, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month. In 1920, brothers Gerald and Richard Bohn, who were oil heating engineers by trade, anticipated the need for equipment and accessories designed for the burgeoning oil […]

Stack Design and Draft Control Webinar

Join our webinar and live Q&A session with on Thursday, July 30th at 2 PM ET for a discussion on successfully applying Stack Design & Draft Control in your boiler room. Although draft control has always been an important part of the boiler room, its function has changed with burner technology. Today’s energy efficient and low NOx burners are sensitive to draft […]

JC-30D Opacity Monitor: New and Improved!

With the NEW and improved Opacity Monitor model JC-30D with Automatic Calibration, LED light source, and light detector, no onsite operator is required to calibrate the system. When the system receives a signal from the burner fan, it auto calibrates opacity by itself, compensating for dirty lenses. Auto-Calibrate coupled with the new brighter LED light source allows the lenses to go without cleaning for up to […]

Linkage to Linkageless Retrofit Solution: less time & waste, more savings & control

Preferred is bringing something BIG to the industry!  Tired of fuel and electric waste? Want a more reliable system that also meets strict emissions standards? You know you need to upgrade, but the installation time and expense of a modern linkageless control system often just isn’t plausible…Until now. Preferred’s new flexible solution dramatically cuts the cost and time […]

California OSHPD Seismic Preapproval

Preferred’s Fuel Oil Handling and Boiler Control Cabinets now have California’s OSHPD Seismic Preapproval. This certification, required by the building code for all hospitals and large nursing facilities in California, verifies the integrity of manufacturer’s equipment and components in event of a seismic disturbance, an earthquake. Through “shake table testing,” Preferred’s boiler and fuel oil handling panels have […]