Tune your old boiler
Regular boiler tuning according to EECA best practice boiler tuning procedure saves up to 25 per cent of your energy bill.
Operation of steam and hot water boilers is a major contributor to the operating costs of manufacturers, producers, businesses or hospitals.
Boiler consumes in fuel on average four times its initial cost per year. To cut on fuel consumption, boilers need to be tuned every six months. Tuning ensures equipment operates at maximum efficiency by adjusting the fuel to air ratio of the burner / boiler. A dollar spent on tuning results in $ 30 of savings. Apart from improving efficiency, tuning reduces emissions and ensures safety of equipment.
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority of New Zealand (EECA) offers business grants which can fund up to $ 5000 a year, or 40 per cent of the costs of a boiler tune-up, for boilers with capacity over 1500 kW.
Boiler tuning includes preliminaries, maintenance and gas analyser tuning and costs $1700 to $7000 depending on the size of the boiler. EECA developed Best practice boiler tuning procedure unifying the standard for boiler tuning and approved service providers servicing customers in New Zealand. Nu-Way Energy, as a company known for its boiler and burner service for over 25 years, is one of them.
Nu-Way Energy services boilers on both Islands, having certified specialists both in Auckland and Christchurch. Following EECA’s best practice, the firm can clean, repair and replace spare parts and perform tuning, servicing and repair work to boilers, which increases combustion efficiency, lowers the quantity of exhausted substances into the atmosphere and delivers fuel savings.
Apart from the repair work, Nu-Way Energy makes recommendations for achieving further savings. Some examples could be, for example, insulating parts of the system, installing automatic TDS (total dissolved solid) blow down system onto the boiler, reviewing current water treatment procedures and performing regular weekly clean-ups. They also make estimates on savings expected as a result of these activities.
Nu-Way Energy is happy to offer its skills in boiler tuning to New Zealand companies to cut their energy bills by up to 25 per cent. Contact us on 0800 689296 to organise boiler servicing.