When equipment in the boiler room fails, it can be a building owner’s and facility manager’s worst nightmare. Whether a boiler is condensing or non-condensing, built with copper, cast iron, or stainless steel, it’s important to conduct a maintenance program to make sure systems remain in tip-top condition to avoid potential pitfalls.
Training Course Covers All Facets of Steam Boiler Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
April 8, 2015
Spirax Sarco has announced its latest training event: Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training. The five-day course will be held June 8-12, 2015, at the company’s training facility in Blythewood, South Carolina, and will cover virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
The moral of the story is to do the complete job, from the start. This means explaining to the homeowner ahead of time what you are going to do and the potential problems that could arise after the installation is complete.
Older cities are loaded with boiler rooms full of steam-heating boilers, and lots of people — knuckleheads included — have had decades to mess with what the “dead men” once lovingly installed. So, here’s a short list of things to look for when you’re troubleshooting one of those old systems, starting in the boiler room.