W. N. Best

Retrofit “Insert” for Sustainability Goals

An innovative, low-cost combustion solution to meet sustainability goals, emission reduction requirements, and extreme efficiency improvements. This installation is at an American college with aggressive sustainability goals. Our solution for them–a burner and controls upgrade on one of their existing 700 HP Cleaver Brooks boilers to achieve their emission and carbon reduction milestones, while increasing combustion efficiency and […]

The Three T’s of Combustion

Most of us benefit from some sort of combustion every day. Whether for the release of heat or the expansion of gas to perform work, this special category of oxidation is probably the most widely-used chemical reaction in our daily lives. Like most chemical reactions, there are parameters that need to be present not only for the reaction to take […]

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 […]