All Blog Posts Tagged 'Safety' (6)

Why Do We Need Safety Valve in Boiler?

  • Safety valve is a fail-safe device that prevents failure under over pressure conditions.
  • A safety valve is designed to open and relieve excess pressure from boiler by releasing a volume of fluid from within the equipment, when predetermined excess pressure is reached.
  • If the operating pressure in the system goes above the safe limit of material of construction, it can cause ruinous failure.
  • To prevent such failure safety valves…
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Added by Thermodyne Boilers on March 9, 2017 at 12:23am — No Comments

Advanced Combustion Safety Testing 1-Day Course Friday December 2, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Prevention is the key to avoiding Carbon Monoxide hazards in the home. Each year thousands of people in the United States become ill or die from CO poisoning. Without full CO safety and combustion diagnostics, there is no way of…

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Added by Joe Konopacki on November 15, 2016 at 2:35pm — No Comments

RESNET Combustion Safety Testing by EnergyLogic, Inc.

RESNET Combustion Safety Testing…

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Added by Dianna K Heustis on March 3, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments

New RESNET Requirements

On December 4, 2013, the RESNET Board adopted several proposed amendments that went into effect on January 4, 2014. These amendments changed the requirements for becoming a certified RESNET HERS Rater. Old requirements for becoming a Rater included passing the National Rater Core Exam, completing two probationary ratings during classroom training, and agreeing to the Quality Assurance (QA) Process with a Quality Assurance Provider, a process that includes completing three probationary…

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Added by Everblue Training on January 14, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

Selling AC Retrofits - Notes from the field.

First I talk of safety. I mention old furnaces and CO possibilities, etc. This will usually make them sour up a bit because it is slightly a sales pitch.

Then I usually talk to homeowners about the hot and cold rooms. This is a big button and an easy one to push and get them talking. This adds to the sourness but gains…
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Added by Christopher Cadwell on October 26, 2011 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Building Best Practices: Bag Your Safety Gear!

That’s right: Bag your safety gear! No, I don’t mean discard it. A practice I’ve established for myself is using a gear bag for dedicated storage of all my personal safety gear. And nothing else. Keeping everything in a single, protected place means I know where things are when I need them, and nothing gets lost, crushed, scratched, or outright destroyed. Face it; personal safety equipment is vitally important. It deserves its own, dedicated, protective carrier...[…

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Added by John Poole on December 19, 2010 at 8:56pm — No Comments

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