The new chronically leaking appliance reporting requirement per EPA 608 affects commercial refrigeration owner and operators. Learn which equipment is considered chronically leaking and what the report must entail now… Read More
Understanding Refrigerant Safety Classification
Refrigerants can pose numerous hazards, including as it relates to toxicity, flammability, asphyxiation and / or physical hazards. ASHRAE Standard 34 classifies refrigerants by hazard based on toxicity and flammability… Read More
What is Combustion Efficiency?
Combustion efficiency is the calculation / measurement of how well your equipment is burning a specific fuel. Complete combustion efficiency (100%) would extract all the energy available in the fuel. However, 100% combustion efficiency is not realistically… Read More
Oxygen vs Carbon Dioxide Measurements in Combustion Analysis
The most accurate and efficient method for performing a combustion analysis is to use a combustion analyzer to measure oxygen directly from the flue gas. Bacharach analyzers use electrochemical O2 sensors to perform this measurement, whereas others may only… Read More