In our previous installment of Boiler History, we took a look at the how innovations in boiler technology helped give birth to the power industry in America. Boilers became safer and easier to use, and designs were specialized for a variety of residential and commercial functions.
The mercury is rising and the days are getting longer, which can mean only one thing: Spring is on its way! As the heating season comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to plan an annual checkup for your boiler.
This year, the All Ways Steam Team was excited to attend Chicago’s AHR Expo—one of the oldest and largest heating and ventilation shows in the world. AHR Expo offers a unique opportunity for the entire industry to get together. It plays host to vendors and exhibitors from every state in the nation, plus representatives from 165 countries around the world.
In the first chapter of our new Boiler History series, we looked at the invention of the steam boiler and its rise from a simple kettle on a fire to a turn-of-the-century mechanical marvel. We left off with pioneers like George Babcock and Steven Wilcox, and firms like the Stirling Boiler Company and the Grieve Grate Company, competing to produce the best boilers, while Americans were coming to depend on the safe, reliable heat they provided.
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.
WARE has been a long-time industry front-runner in boilers and chillers, for both rentals, sales, and service for more than 60 years. We also provide industry-leading service, including boiler installation, chiller installation, boiler repair, chiller repair and boiler and chiller maintenance.
Planning for the unexpected is one of the most important aspects of a rental boiler and having a rental boiler contingency plan is a great place to start. Rental contingency plans allow swift and efficient reactions to emergencies while saving time and money.
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