State of Michigan Boiler Code Updates

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In the State of Michigan mechanical, electrical, and plumbing codes are statutorily required to be updated every three years, however there is not a time-based mandate on boiler codes. Since last year the MI Bureau of Construction Codes has been working to update adopted boiler codes through the rule making process. These new rules went… Read more »

Being Intentional Leads to Better Boiler, Deaerator Performance

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Taking adequate time to plan a maintenance program — even before ordering a boiler and deaerator system — will increase uptime and safety. By Ken Misiewicz, Rob Moyer September 22, 2022 Poor water quality is among the most frequent causes of boiler failure. Boilers and deaerators can perform efficiently and effectively when equipment purchases are considered and… Read more »

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 »

CSD-1 Testing for State of Michigan Boiler Compliance

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What is a CSD-1? CSD-1 is a guideline that has been adopted as code in numerous states. CSD stands for Controls and Safety Devices, the rules of this Standard cover requirements for the assembly, installation, maintenance, and operation of controls and safety devices on automatically operated boilers directly fired with gas, oil, gas-oil, or electricity,… Read more »