• Steam Conservation Tips

    1. Check Steam Traps

      A trap that's leaking steam can cost hundreds of dollars in energy each year. Inspect the traps every fall before the beginning of the heating season.

    2. Inspect Automatic Control Values

      Periodically inspect and listen to the automatic steam control valves for a leakage when the valve is closed.

    3. Insulate Pipes

      Insulate the steam and hot water pipes. It will eliminate unwanted waste of heat and energy dollars.

    4. Track Energy

      Keep track of how much energy you normally use under varying conditions. When the usage doesn't fit the condition, something may be malfunctioning.

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