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Meet Emissions goals with FlexFit

Wondering how to reduce GHG emissions by 30% by 2025 or 80% by 2050? If you’re thinking you need to completely retrofit your entire boiler room, you’re wrong. There’s more than one way to meet your goals AND stay within your budget. Preferred’s FlexFit Controller Retrofit Package, is the easiest, least expensive, most efficient way to go linkageless. […]

Liquid Wood: The Renewable, Carbon-Neutral Fuel Alternative That Is Finally Ready to Burn

Discussions of sustainable energy don’t often include food flavorings. However, the same process that creates liquid smoke—the stuff you can buy at the grocery store to add a smoky flavor to just about anything—can produce liquid wood, a very environmentally friendly fuel. You may not have heard of liquid wood because, until very recently, it was quite difficult […]

What is SCADA?

SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system. It is a type of industrial control system (ICS), which is basically a computer system designed to monitor industrial processes in the real world. But unlike other industrial control systems, SCADA systems can compute multiple sets of data over long distances. The primary benefit of a SCADA system is the ability to see a visual representation of […]

4 Ways We’ve Improved the ATPS

The Automatic Transfer Pump Set (ATPSF) is one of our best-selling products. Our customers love it for its reliability and rugged industrial construction. We consistently beat out our competitors because we build our products out of the highest-quality components. Behind each of our systems, you will find a team of engineers and technicians who are dedicated to getting you the […]

[Video] “Energy Saver: How Much Can You Save?”- API-AF Burner

  The Advanced Performance Inject-Aire burner blends the best of both worlds: high efficiency and low emissions. In a day and age where manufacturers compromise quality and effectiveness, Preferred Utilities prides itself in challenging the status quo. We don’t do cheap. We don’t do flimsy. We build our equipment to last—in fact, some of our burners built in the […]

Boiler System 101: The Advantages of Full System Integration

Danbury, CT – A boiler system functions as a critical component to the continuous operation of a facility.  The loss of a boiler can cause disruption of operation and significant loss. Thus, it is important to maintain safe, reliable, and efficient operation while minimizing any downtime of the boiler system. A boiler system consists of many sub-systems working in harmony, such as […]

Preferred Burners Built to Last

Danbury, CT — Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation unveiled its new Advanced Performance Axial Flow burner earlier this year at the 2014 AHR Expo in New York. Since then, the API-AF burner has piqued the interest of those looking for smaller, packaged burners that meet the challenging demands of today’s combustion industry. The API-AF’s surge hearkens back to the days when […]

Draft Controls: Then and Now [Article]

By David Eoff Danbury, CT – In 1964, Preferred Instruments published an article in the Fuel Oil & Oil Heat magazine. During that time, draft controls were used primarily to control excess draft from tall chimneys and lower excess air to conserve fuel. (Heating oil was 25¢ a gallon in 1964!) Additional benefits included more reliable burner performance, reduced burner emissions, and increased […]