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Leveraging Annual Boiler Shutdowns for Safety and Efficiency

If shutdown is performed properly and appropriate action is taken, a boiler not only will operate more efficiently and reliably, it will continue to run safely.

With the average boiler consuming more than four times its initial cost in energy every year, there is no bad time to look for ways to increase efficiency and perhaps no better time than during the annual shutdown. If shutdown is performed properly and appropriate action is taken, a boiler not only will operate more efficiently and reliably, it will continue to run safely.

During an annual boiler shutdown, inspect all of the equipment in the boiler room. Walk around the boiler before

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