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  • Firetube Boiler Design and Engineering

    November 1, 2015

    The firetube boiler has been around for more than a century, powering the steamboats and steam locomotives that played a major role in the industrialization of America. Today, a broad range of industries count on the firetube boiler to provide comfort heating and process heating where both lower and higher temperatures and pressures are required.

  • Proper Procedure for a Boiler-Room Assessment

    September 1, 2015

    Efficiency, sustainability, reliability, safety–these are the keys to the optimal performance of a facility, and the are the focus of a properly conducted boiler-room assessment. This article discusses what goes into a properly conducted boiler-room assessment. 

  • Forced-Circulation Steam Generation for SAGD Applications

    July 24, 2015

    Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage, better known as SAGD, is considered to be the most viable and environmentally safe recovery technology for extracting heavy oil and bitumen. The process, which has been utilized for more than a decade, uses an advanced form of steam stimulation to extract oil from a pair of horizontal wells drilled into a reservoir.

  • Eco-Friendly Boiler Arrives at UT Steam Plant

    July 14, 2015

    At just a few miles an hour, the 40-ton boiler moved closer to the University of Tennessee steam plant. Onlookers took photos and videos with their phones as the semi carrying the boiler on a trailer inched onto Lake Loudoun Boulevard and toward the plant on Monday afternoon.

  • Cleaver-Brooks Charity

    July 11, 2015

    In June, golfers from across the country and Canada arrived for golf, dinner and a charity auction benefiting Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters as Cleaver-Brooks hosted its 11th annual charity golf outing and auction at Firethorn Golf Club. The evening concluded with Cleaver-Brooks representatives presenting a check to the local organization for $112,000.

  • Planning to Build the Workforce of the Future

    June 29, 2015

    Delval Equipment Company, a Cleaver-Brooks dealer in the Philadelphia area provided deep discounts on many components. So did Cleaver-Brooks. We are profoundly thankful for the donated equipment and technical skills donated by Delval Equipment and Cleaver-Brooks.

  • Golfers raise $112,000 for Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters

    June 19, 2015

    The annual Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. charity golf outing and auction brought over 140 golfers from across the country and Canada to Firethorn Golf Club on June 2 and resulted in a check of $112,000 for Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters.

  • Real-Life Results of Burner Retrofits

    June 1, 2015

    Real-Life Results of Burner Retrofits 2015-06-01 Typically, after 10 to 15 years of service, a burner loses effectiveness and sees its efficiency plummet. Replacing a legacy burner with a new one that has a higher turndown capability and advanced controls can yield numerous benefits, including fuel savings, r

  • CBEX Elite Packaged Boiler Reduces Emissions While Operating More Efficiently

    May 4, 2015

    The CBEX Elite packaged boiler from Cleaver-Brooks attains operating efficiency and emits fewer air pollutants. 

  • Reduce Steam Energy Losses

    May 1, 2015

    The fuel spent in a manufacturing or process operation is a significant part of the company’s operating budget. Studies show that plants waste as much as $0.27 to $0.39 of every dollar due to poor energy practices. Identifying and correcting steam energy losses can add thousands of dollars to a company's bottom lines.