Special Combustion

Keeping ‘Essential Services’ Running

This complete burner and controls retrofit from Preferred was installed an existing watertube boiler at an “essential services” corporation in the Midwest.  In partnership with Simoneau Sterling, Preferred Special Combustion Engineering, a division of Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corporation, provided critical combustion engineering services, and products to meet the clients Emission Reduction, Energy Efficiency, and Sustainability Goals. Excellent project […]

Special Combustion project for another American based manufacturer

Pictured: one of two Preferred Special Combustion burners and control cabinets to be installed at an American steel manufacturer in Ohio, and utilized on twin super heaters used in the steel manufacturing process. The burners, atmospheric element style heaters, use stoichiometric combustion to produce heat input for the super heater. The Preferred UV Self-Checking Quanta-Flame Scanner monitors the flame. […]

The PSCE Complete Package Factor

A high efficiency and very “green” 50 KPPH Packaged Burner System about to ship out to one of the world’s largest privately held companies.  Preferred Special Combustion Engineering (PSCE) provides a complete package combustion system for new or OEM watertube boiler projects. A complete packaged burner system (including controls) all from one source will optimizes burner to boiler […]

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 […]

NOx Emissions: Reduction Strategies

  The Spring 2015 edition of Today’s Boiler magazine published Dr. Jianhui Hong’s article “NOx Emissions Reduction Strategies.” In the article Dr. Hong explains the importance of low NOx and provides solutions for complying with low NOx emissions regulations. He explains that “NOx is a term used to include two important air pollutants: NO (nitric oxide) and NO₂ […]

[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 […]