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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 Additionally, the facility upgraded their outdated monitoring systems with […]

Preferred On the Road: FPC Conference and NEHES Conference

Discover Preferred’s Innovation at the Florida Plans & Construction Conference! Preferred Utilities is excited to be a part of the Florida Plans & Construction Conference in Orlando, Florida, where we are showcasing our cutting-edge Fuel Oil System Design and Engineering capabilities. This event, spanning over today and tomorrow, is not just about presentations; it’s about diving deep into […]

Modernizing NYC’s Psychiatric Facility: A Boiler Control Retrofit Story

In the world of ever-evolving codes and regulations, it’s a must for industries to stay up to date. And this is particularly important for vital places like that psychiatric facility right in New York City. Recently, this facility experienced a transformative retrofit, replacing its old Cleaver Brooks boiler control panels with the advanced and intuitive BurnerMate Universal (BMU) […]

Linkageless Control Technology Provides a Breakthrough in Efficiency and Ease of Operation

Preferred’s FlexFit offers a smart, less expensive retrofit solution for boiler room controls. DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — High costs, inefficient heating, unreliable operation, and myriad other headaches can plague the boiler room. In an effort to make boiler operation less expensive and more dependable, many operations professionals are switching to “linkageless” control systems, which utilize individual servos […]

Understanding SCADA Systems

-Estera Cioroch, Danbury, CT SCADAs are used anywhere there is a need to regulate automated functions, including manufacturing, power generation, water treatment and distribution, food production and refrigeration, oil and gas refining, mass transit and traffic regulation, and so much more. Given their broad use and application, understanding what they are and what they do is key to […]

Preferred Utilities FSC-120 Controller Approved for Overfill Prevention by Florida DEP

Made in the U.S.A., Preferred demonstrates a commitment to safety and to protecting the environment by receiving Florida State DEP Approval on the Fuel System FSC-120 Controller for Overfill Prevention. Read more on the Fuel System FSC-120 Controller here. We are pleased to announce that the FSC-120 has been approved for overfill prevention by the Florida Department of […]

Opposed Blade Damper vs. Single Blade Butterfly Damper: Technical Benefits for Flow Control

When it comes to flow control in ducting systems, choosing the right damper design is crucial. Two common options are the opposed blade damper and the single blade butterfly damper. Here’s an explanation of the technical benefits offered by an opposed blade damper compared to a single blade butterfly damper: Improved Control Range: Opposed Blade Damper: The opposed blade damper design features multiple blades that move in opposite directions, […]

Clean Energy with LNG Partnership

Preferred Utilities is pleased to be an integral partner of Indirect Fired Water Bath (IFWB) vaporizers in applications requiring robust operation and ballast heat. These IFWBs and Preferred burners and control systems are typically used for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) satellite plants, LNG peak shaving, LNG virtual pipeline, oxygen, nitrogen, argon and large-scale oxygen and nitrogen plant back-up […]