Boiler Retubing Project

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Pleune Service Company completed another boiler retubing job on an existing Cleaver Brooks boiler for a school system in Lansing. We removed 148 tubes from the boiler top pass. We then installed new roll sealed 2 ½ inch steel tubes. The boiler was pressure tested and reassembled for heating service this coming school year in… Read more »

Boiler Retubing

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Pleune Service Company’s boiler team recently retubed a fire tube boiler at a local high school. The job consisted of removing 24 tubes that had corrosion leaks and reinstalling new steel tubes. After the tubes are placed in the shell, they are expanded and roll sealed to produce a watertight connection. Retubing boilers instead of… Read more »

Air Filters – Are They Really Important?

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Are they really important? In short, yes! Air filters are central, but often under-appreciated. The HVAC unit and the filter work in tandem in order to provide the space with clean and comfortable air and assists with increasing the lifespan of your HVAC system. Filters keep the coils and equipment free from dirt, dust, pollen… Read more »

Are You Thinking About Your Building Management System?

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A Building Management System (also known as a Building Automation System) is a computer based control system that controls and monitors mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, lighting, security and many other automated building functions.   Within the past year cyber security and technology has been in an ongoing update process. More and more building owners are… Read more »

Do I need a Permit for that?

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Because the State of Michigan adopts building codes on a three year cycle, Michigan adopted a modified 2015 International Building Code on April 20th of this year. As a licensed contractor we are frequently asked whether certain types of work will require permits. To help clarify what does and does not require permit documentation, here… Read more »

Are Your Employees Breathing Easy?

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All buildings must have some fresh air circulation to maintain a healthy workplace. Otherwise, you may be looking at health risks for your employees.   There needs to be a way of exchanging the carbon dioxide that we exhale for fresh oxygen. Without this, your employees are at risk for complications such as headaches, increased… Read more »