4 Key Measurements For Optimal Boiler Control

The purpose of boiler control is to achieve safe operation, reliability and optimised performance with respect to load change response, fuel cost and emissions. In most control applications, repeatability or measurement is more important than absolute accuracy. Accuracy can be adjusted for software, but erratic readings cannot. Drum level is critical for safety and reliability…. View Article

Spreading the CEA message to Hong Kong

During the summer of 2016 Cochran were asked to provide independent advice and guidance following a reportable accident in Hong Kong. To provide this independent advice Cochran asked Derry Carr (CEA Chairman) to attend site and investigate. The Investigation highlighted a number of areas where systems and operation could be improved. As a result, a… View Article

Solutions to complex Burner Management System (BMS) applications

Providing solutions to complex Burner Management System (BMS) applications requires a combination of process knowledge, regulatory awareness, robust components, and an intuitive interface all applied with industry experience to ensure that life, equipment, and revenue are well-protected. A BMS is truly the last line of defense in preventing the catastrophic failure of a boiler, fired… View Article


Directive 2015/2193 “on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants” was published on the 25th of November 2015 and will pass into UK Law on the 19th of December 2017, referred to as The Medium Combustion Plant Directive or MCPD it plugs the gap between the Industrial Emissions… View Article

Wood pellet boilers – made in Leicester

The Ashwell Green-Tec range of commercial wood pellet boilers are proud to be made in the UK Manufactured at our premises in Leicester they are available in a number of sizes: 150kW, 195kW and 300kW and are fully RHI compliant Key features include: Small footprint – Designed with the compact UK boiler house in mind Can be tailored… View Article