Environmental Regulation

Five Considerations for Pumping and Storing Liquid Biofuels

-Dan Wallace, Danbury, CT Why do you need to know about biofuel handling? End users, governments, and private enterprises are looking for ways to reduce carbon emissions while minimizing capital equipment costs, and the equipment impacted ranges from backup diesel generators to industrial boilers. While the customer needs for this fuel are becoming more pronounced, third party testing […]

How NYC’s Department of Education Gained Control of Its Faulty Boiler Fans

Could an innovative control make outdated equipment work like its modern counterparts? Read the article in Today’s Boiler here. New York City regulates the size and efficiency of draft fans in most large physical plants and municipal properties, but the NYC Department of Education was struggling to meet those guidelines. The department utilized old, outdated boilers that were […]

Emissions Reduction Strategy at Leading University

Made in the U.S.A. to meet aggressive emissions reduction and sustainability goals with ENSYN Renewable Fuel Oil (RFO, made from sustainably sourced wood waste), this prominent New England university chose Preferred’s burner, and combustion controls design solution for this one of three (two in the future) boiler upgrades. Pictured below is a fuel skid for RFO. The Preferred Ranger API-RF burner, mounted […]

60 Years later Preferred Rotary Tech Performs

These twin 1960 Preferred Utilities Rotary cup, forced draft burners, have been meticulously maintained and retrofitted over the years to provide over 60 years of continuous service to this NYC school location. We love partnering with facilities that take such pride in their boiler room, their equipment, and preventative maintenance. After serving as their combustion engineering and technical […]

New England University pursues Sustainability goals with Preferred strategy

To meet aggressive Emissions Reduction and Sustainability goals with Renewable Fuel Oil (RFO), this New England university chose a Preferred burner and combustion controls for it’s (1) of (3) boiler upgrades. One of the pictures below shows a fuel skid for RFO testing. The Ranger API-RF burner installed here has a 3-fuel setup, involving natural gas with 9ppm NOx, Oil with 90ppm […]

Yeshiva University: Making Aging Boiler Infrastructure More Efficient and Easier to Operate

Published in Engineered Systems here. Yeshiva University in New York City was hindered by an obsolete burner system that was expensive to operate and prone to downtime. Administrators recently approved the installation of a breakthrough, energy-saving control system on one of their many industrial combustion (IC) burners. A large reduction in burner fan speed was immediately apparent, which […]

Sixty year old Preferred burners upgraded in NYC Schools

Preferred is making New York City Schools compliant with Local Law 87 and providing a sustainable future with emission reduction and high efficiency improvements that can be made on the current burner without expensive upgrades or future installations. We offer solutions with peace-of-mind that our facilities will always be able to comply with new and evolving environmental regulations […]

Preferred’s Draft Control revives NYC Boiler rooms

Made in the U.S.A., this Staten Island retrofit installation leveraged Preferred’s draft control strategy to INCREASE energy efficiency SAVINGS, meet tightening NYC regulations, and modernize an aging boiler infrastructure with minimal cost to the facility! Pictured here is the JC-22-PL2-1006 linear draft actuator and Draft Range Differential Pressure Switch JC-22-HDPCO-8 that are used to optimally control the boilers […]

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. […]