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Video: Our Future of Burner Technology at Boiler 2024

At the American Boiler Manufacturer’s Association Boiler 2024 conference, Preferred proudly unveiled the Comet Burner, a solution designed to perfectly match your space and budgetary needs. This promises to set new standards in efficiency and adaptability, ensuring that our clients receive the best in burner technology. Join industry experts Steve Pelt, Robert Bohn, and CEO David Bohn to […]

Enhancing Efficiency: Preferred Utilities Unveils Combustion System with 8:1 Turndown and Controls Options

As Seen in Engineered Systems Preferred Utilities recently announced the release of their new Preferred Comet Burner. This product takes the superior engineering of Preferred Utilities products and applies it to an economical solution for gas-fired boilers under 300hp (oil and dual-fuel options coming soon). This solution is also designed to reduce lead times and has an integrated controls […]

Embracing Sustainability: The Timeless Excellence of American-Made Sustainability

In a world where sustainability is paramount, the choice of equipment can make all the difference. At Preferred, we’re proud to offer the most sustainable, rugged, and reliable burners on the market today – all proudly made in the U.S.A. 🇺🇸 What sets our burners apart? It’s simple – durability and longevity. Unlike cheap, disposable sheet metal burners […]

Reviving a Boiler System: A Success Story

Facing challenges with an unreliable boiler burner, a facility turned to Preferred to bring it back to life! They installed a new Preferred 300hp API burner model with advanced control systems. This upgrade provided reliable firing with low emissions, making the boiler the most dependable unit in the facility. Additionally, the facility upgraded their outdated monitoring systems with […]

Transforming New York City Schools: A Green Revolution Made in the U.S.A.

These schools are proving that change begins within our communities. By adopting eco-friendly technologies and sustainable practices, they are not only reducing their environmental impact but also inspiring others to follow suit. Two New York City schools are leading the way towards a greener future, one burner at a time. Thanks to the solutions provided by Analytical & […]

Technical Summary: Influence of Chemical Kinetics and Turbulence on Combustion Emissions

Dan Wallace Chemical kinetics and turbulence play critical roles in the formation and control of combustion emissions. Understanding their influence is essential for optimizing combustion processes and minimizing harmful pollutants. Here is a technical summary of how chemical kinetics and turbulence affect combustion emissions: Chemical Kinetics: Chemical kinetics refers to the study of chemical reactions and their rates. […]

Many Renewable Fuels, One Burner

Pictured above, two Ultra-Low Nox 1,500 HP, dual fuel, API Ranger burners are headed to a prominent American University. Preferred Utilities is committed to addressing the increasing regulations on carbon emissions with carbon neutral innovations and development of existing alternate fuels in partnership with companies and institutions. We are contributing to “real world” alternative solutions to fossil fuels […]

What – and why – you need to know about liquid biofuels

Article as seen in District Energy Fall 2022 Gustavo Sanclemente As end users look to reduce carbon emissions while minimizing capital equipment and operating costs, some are considering biofuels. While demand for this fuel is becoming more pronounced, third-party testing agencies, government regulatory bodies and even manufacturers are rushing to catch up to customer requirements and market needs. […]

Free Tools for Design Engineers Available Right on Our Site

Boiler Specification configurator and Revit drawings are now available to make boiler room design fast and accurate. Earlier this month, we officially announced the addition of a free collection of online tools to make it easier for boiler room designers to create accurate plans for their critical boiler projects. With a century of boiler room experience, we’ve consolidated […]