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Preferred Engineering Main Steam Line Plugs in Action

If you look close, you can see Preferred Main Steam Line Plugs in action! Great job Columbia!  Preferred Engineering’s Main Steam Line Plugs (MSLP) have been in use since the mid 1990’s. Trusted by over 12 sites to isolate their steam lines during refueling outages and facilitate MSIV maintenance and testing. Designed for easy and efficient installation our MSL Plugs cut […]

Representative Network Expanded to Central America

Read the Press Release here! Preferred has expanded our representative network outside of the United States! EQUIGAS | SETEC in Costa Rica will be Preferred’s first Central American representative for our fuel oil handling, instrumentation & controls, and combustion system solutions. We are committed to high-technology solutions, expedited response times, and more robust support and economical retrofit availability for our projects and customers. We […]

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 […]

Clean Energy with LNG Partnership

Preferred Utilities is pleased to be an integral partner of Indirect Fired Water Bath (IFWB) vaporizers in applications requiring robust operation and ballast heat. These IFWBs and Preferred burners and control systems are typically used for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) satellite plants, LNG peak shaving, LNG virtual pipeline, oxygen, nitrogen, argon and large-scale oxygen and nitrogen plant back-up […]

Keep Your Boiler Room Under Control

As seen in Process Heat October 2022. Read the published article here! Being aware of these 10 tips can help you ensure proper feedwater control and draft control for your process boiler. Proper feedwater control increases overall plant efficiency and boiler longevity by helping to ensure consistent feedwater temperature and pressure. In addition, modern energy-efficient and low NOX burners […]

Free Tools for Design Engineers Available Right on Our Site

Boiler Specification configurator and Revit drawings are now available to make boiler room design fast and accurate. Earlier this month, we officially announced the addition of a free collection of online tools to make it easier for boiler room designers to create accurate plans for their critical boiler projects. With a century of boiler room experience, we’ve consolidated […]

PCC-III Digital Loop Controller Discontinued, Convert to Next-Gen PCC-IV!

As Preferred Utilities continues to advance its technology in the commercial boiler control industry, we are forced to phase out older products in favor of new. In 2017, Preferred began shipping the PCC-IV Digital Loop Controller. The PCC-IV is a easy, drop-in replacement for the PCC-III controller. The PCC-IV was the successor to the PCC-III, which had been […]

Preferred’s Continued Commitment to Sustainable Future

Made in the U.S.A. Smart ways to reduce Emissions and shift to, affordable, reliable, common sense, “real world” Renewable Fuels to power America. Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation just installed a new 10,000 gallon, double wall, above ground tank so we can continue burning Renewable Energy Group’s (REG) Bio-Residual™ Oil or BRO-500. Bio-Residual Oil™ is the product left over […]

Converting NEMA 4 Plant Wide Controllers to the Mutli-Node Fuel System Controller

Problem: Committed to the future of our technology in hospitals, nursing homes, data centers, schools, and airports, we are converting Preferred NEMA 4 Plant Wide Controllers’s (PWC) nearing end of life to Fuel System Controller (FSC) based controllers. Pictured are before (prior to shipment in 2015) and after of one of the units that was converted in this […]