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The available heat of fuel is measured in British thermal units (Btu), and each type of fuel has a specific Btu content per unit of fuel. By definition, one Btu is the heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by 1F.
Natural gas has a heat value of about 100,000 Btu per 100 cubic feet. One CCF is also called a therm.
Propane has a heat value of about 92,000 Btu per gallon.
No. 2 heating oil has a heat value of about 140,000 Btu per…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2019 at 10:10am
Dartmouth College was planning to replace the existing oil-fired central steam heating plant with a tree-burning hot water heating plant.
Dartmouth College held several public meetings during which there were numerous objections from nearby residents regarding the up to 16 eighteen-wheelers per day delivering wood chips, and regarding the harmful air pollution of the plant.
Dartmouth College present and former environmental professors also were opposed to the wood-burning…Continue
Posted on November 18, 2019 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments
PROTECTING BOILERS AGAINST FLUE GAS CONDENSATION
NON-CONDENSING BOILERS USING PROPANE OR NATURAL GAS
If the thermostats in the buildings connected to a boiler are set so the buildings can use the entire hot water output of a…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2019 at 10:00am