Boiler Upgrade


Five boilers that supply steam from the George Sherman Union to 111 Cummington St. recently underwent a retrofit that saved the University 12 percent in No. 4 fuel oil costs, and 13 percent in electrical fees during its first year of operation.The Linkageless control Micro Modulation System coupled with an Exhaust Gas Analyzer reduces both energy consumption and harmful emissions by controlling the combustion process using microprocessor technology, which is one of the most accurate on the market. Relative positioning of a number of channels, such as fuel, air, and atomizing, are checked 50 times per second.


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