We love spreading Steam Culture near and far, so when we had the opportunity to attend PowerGen 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, our Steam Team was happy to pull up a seat at the table. PowerGen is the world’s largest power generation conference, playing host to more than 20,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibitors. It brings together leaders from across the energy industry to share the latest innovations and learn about the newest technologies.
The temperature is dropping and winter chill is beginning to creep in, which means your boiler system is working hard to keep you comfortable all day. Heating costs are beginning to rise and your boiler will experience normal wear and tear as it enters its busiest time of year. To help manage your energy bills and keep your boiler running strong throughout the winter, WARE recommends proper pipe insulation.
Don’t get left in the cold! Too often, we see facility managers or property owners waiting until a boiler completely breaks down before replacing it. To make matters worse, these situations typically arise when the boiler has been working at its peak – during winter. A routine breakdown can turn into a full-fledged emergency quickly in bitterly cold conditions, and unless emergency funds are readily available, an unplanned boiler replacement can become a financial burden.
To be the best, you have to train with the best. That’s why WARE developed Boiler University, a combination of collegiate-style lectures and lab training, presented by our experienced professionals and conducted on real world equipment. This robust, hands-on training has helped dozens of boiler pros improve their productivity, safety and success on the job, and we’re proud of the quality of the education available at Boiler U.
‘Tis the season for giving! As the holidays draw closer and we prepare to spend time with the people who matter most to us, it’s important that we remember those families struggling to make their days merry and bright. Families with children who are hospitalized with injuries or illnesses might be having a hard time finding something to jingle about this Christmas season, but now there’s an easy way for you to help.
Last month, the WARE team took our show on the road to attend the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) and help spread the All Ways Steam message. The WEEC is the nation’s largest energy conference and technology expo for business, industrial and institutional energy users. They bring together top experts to develop clear paths to energy efficiency, facility optimization and sustainability. We think the WEEC is a great opportunity to find new ways to explore advances in energy efficiency and also happens to be a great way to introduce people to our company.
It may sound like something you did in college, but regular steam boiler blowdowns can actually help protect your boiler room investments. To avoid the concentration of impurities during the continual evaporation of steam, the water is blown out of the boiler with steam pressure.