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Section 1: BOILER PLANT
This Section of the Energy Efficiency Manual is for everyone involved in the operation, maintenance, and design of central heating plants, from residential furnaces to the largest industrial boiler plants. You will become an expert in making your steam or hot water heating system efficient.
The boiler plant is often a gold mine of energy cost savings, because a large fraction of the facility’s total energy usage passes through it. Even simple adjustments and modifications can save a significant fraction of you total energy cost. At the same time, many boiler efficiency improvements are overlooked or misapplied because they are poorly understood. This Section provides the information you need to maximize efficiency, extend the life of your boilers, and avoid mistakes.