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1.1 Equipment Scheduling and Operating Practices

This part of the Energy Efficiency Manual presents energy conservation measures that improve the day-to-day operation of your central heating plant. Improving your operating procedures can save big money at little or no cost.

An important principle is to limit that operation of all boiler plant equipment to times when it is actually needed. Here are the methods of tailoring operation to actual requirements. You will learn how to select and use inexpensive hardware items, including timeclocks, optimum-start controls, outside air temperature control, and boiler sequencers.

Other operating improvements that are explained include optimum fuel selection and control of steam pressure.

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Equipment Scheduling