Cost-Effective Boiler System Retrofits

The cost of energy is a significant portion of the operating expenses for any commercial building. Yet these same energy expenses are often the single largest controllable cost of operations, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency . Because the old adage “a penny saved is a penny earned” applies, the boiler room is one key area to earn that penny—and then some.

Table 1 outlines several cost-saving retrofits proven to pay back quickly, making excellent investments for commercial boiler systems with inputs in the range of 300,000 Btu/hr to 12 MBtu/hr.

:: Consulting-Specifying Engineer, p. 18-27