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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 […]

Critical System Maintenance – Is My Fuel Oil Delivery System Ready for an Emergency?

Danbury, CT — An extremely important, but often overlooked component of the back-up generator system is the Fuel Oil Delivery system. Like a silent sentinel, the fuel oil delivery system’s mission is to supply and constantly replenish diesel fuel to the generator day tank(s). It is therefore critical to perform regular maintenance and inspections in order to ensure reliability […]

Product Spotlight: BurnerMate Light

In case you haven’t heard, we recently showcased our new BurnerMate Light at the 2014 AHR Expo.   The BurnerMate Light is an economical, state-of-the-art microcomputer-based burner management system with built-in first-out annunciation and combustion control designed for a single burner boiler or process heat application. Meant to provide a scaled-down, economical alternative to our powerful BurnerMate Universal system,  the […]