American Boiler, Inc.
encourages preventative maintenance, which aims at preserving the useful life of equipment and avoiding premature failures. Early detection of impending problems prevents a critical level of deterioration. Thus, you have the opportunity to utilize this lead time to deliberately plan repair work and carry it out with more effective use of its resources. This conditions, in turn, reduce cost.
The proper preventative maintenance of burners and boilers optimize combustion efficiency and provide proper safe operation of steam and hot water heating boilers. Significant fuel savings can be achieved.
Periodic testing of level controls is a must. Frequently, insurance companies or local policy will dictate testing low water controls on a shift basis. In less severe applications, others suggest daily, and still others weekly testing.