Case Studies

Efficiency and Safety: Boiler Control Upgrade

A recent project transformed three firetube boilers with a complete control system upgrade, focusing on efficiency, safety, and reliability. Preferred’s advanced BurnerMate Universal (BMU) controllers set a new standard for boiler performance. Efficiency and Safety Upgrade: The BMU full boiler control system provided many advancements to the system, not only in efficiency but also in safety. Notable features […]

Elevating Efficiency: A Full Boiler Plant Retrofit with Preferred Instruments & Controls

In a recent project featuring Preferred instrument and control upgrades, a boiler plant retrofited three firetube boilers through the integration of BurnerMate Universal controls and a state-of-the-art plant master control panel. The master controller is the brains of the system, with advanced functionalities such as steam header pressure PID control, intelligent boiler lead/lag rotation sequencing, outdoor air temperature […]

Transforming New York City Schools: A Green Revolution Made in the U.S.A.

These schools are proving that change begins within our communities. By adopting eco-friendly technologies and sustainable practices, they are not only reducing their environmental impact but also inspiring others to follow suit. Two New York City schools are leading the way towards a greener future, one burner at a time. Thanks to the solutions provided by Analytical & […]

Modernizing NYC’s Psychiatric Facility: A Boiler Control Retrofit Story

In the world of ever-evolving codes and regulations, it’s a must for industries to stay up to date. And this is particularly important for vital places like that psychiatric facility right in New York City. Recently, this facility experienced a transformative retrofit, replacing its old Cleaver Brooks boiler control panels with the advanced and intuitive BurnerMate Universal (BMU) […]

From Retro to Renewable: A Partnership for Carbon Reduction & More

Decades of Preferred Excellence: Preferred equipment and personnel have been fixtures in this boiler room since the 1950s with a rich history of service and supporting their high standard of maintenance and operation. Leveraging our strong relationship with Analytical & Combustion Systems (ACS), the team orchestrated the necessary changes to usher in a new era of modernization and […]

A Maryland University opts for Cloud Remote Monitoring System

Automation & Tracking Energy Analytics Keeping boiler rooms safe is the top priority of industrial infrastructure. To do that most effectively, companies like Preferred are continuously upgrading automation controls that increase safety and efficiency. Eliminating human error and providing boiler room technicians with improved tools, we are creating safer and more energy efficient plants, campuses, and industrial process […]

Backup Power IS Primary Power

As seen in Mission Critical Magazine In large, critical applications, loss of power is not an option. Fuel System Controllers can help provide a secure on-site source of reliable power. Losing power in a major data storage application can cause catastrophic damage. The results can range from the inability to process customer transactions or access data to delays […]

Powerful and Flexible PCCIV Controller

A Central Massachusetts manufacturing facility has applied our PCC-IV loop controller to maintain two boilers’ water level control, and a DCS IV control and protect the deaeration and feed water processes. Preferred engineers designed the control system, programmed the safety interlocks and controls, touch screen graphics. Purchased the field instruments and drives, and coordinated our field service efforts […]

PREFERRD’S SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR HYDROGEN & SPECIAL FUELS

Because of its instability, hydrogen is “blended” with natural gas and used as a “green” fuel, usually in large industrial applications that have excess Hydrogen on hand or are making a targeted move toward lowering of emissions and meeting environmental regulations. The blending process is delicate and yet is essential in keeping steady combustion and avoiding expensive outages. […]

What – and why – you need to know about liquid biofuels

Article as seen in District Energy Fall 2022 Gustavo Sanclemente As end users look to reduce carbon emissions while minimizing capital equipment and operating costs, some are considering biofuels. While demand for this fuel is becoming more pronounced, third-party testing agencies, government regulatory bodies and even manufacturers are rushing to catch up to customer requirements and market needs. […]