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    Boiler Basics

    Boiler Basics

    If your boiler knowledge is as rusty as this picture, you should probably keep reading. Whenever I think of a boiler, my mind automatically dumps me into a space of engineering complexities. My father, who was a mechanical engineer, would frequently speak about giant boilers and their associated applications on large-scale mining projects. It was… Continue Reading

    Solid waste incineration

    Solid waste incineration

    Solid waste Incineration is used to combust the organic material that is in waste. Solid waste is converted into heat , flue gas and ash. Solid waste incineration is the main alternative to leaving waste in landfills where it would sit for hundreds of years. So say no to waste and yes to solid waste incineration!… Continue Reading

    Combustion Basics: Should I opt for Oil or Gas?

    Combustion Basics: Should I opt for Oil or Gas?

    Oil and gas are both widely used materials for burners, and each one comes with its own set of drawbacks and advantages. Selecting the heating system that works best for you will depend on a number of considerations; including your needs, budget and the task at hand. So let’s take a moment to explore these… Continue Reading

    What is Heat?

    What is Heat?

    Heat, simply put, is the transfer of energy from an object that is hot to one that is colder. There are many different energy types that can be converted into heat energy. Electrical, mechanical, and light  energy can cause substances to heat up by increasing the speed of molecules. As an example, if a person… Continue Reading

    Maintaining Your Hot Water Boiler In Winter

    Maintaining Your Hot Water Boiler In Winter

    Before the winter months arrive, you should do a few things to ensure that your boiler is working correctly when you need it most. Below are a few simple steps that will help you to ensure your boiler heating system is safe and ready to keep you warm this winter. Inspection for your residential boilers… Continue Reading

    Installing a Gas Line

    Installing a Gas Line

    If you are looking into having a gas line installed in your home or building for the garage heater or the braai, then the below article will be quite helpful to you. There are many different ways in which you can benefit from the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of having a natural gas line installed. Perhaps… Continue Reading

    What to Consider when Choosing a New Boiler

    What to Consider when Choosing a New Boiler

    When the time comes to choose a new boiler system, you may be faced with a variety of decisions. This can make deciding on a new boiler an overwhelming experience. However, it doesn’t have to be. Here at Combustion and Heating Systems, we are boiler experts. As a result, we have compiled this guide to… Continue Reading

    Advantages of Incineration for Landfill Relief

    Advantages of Incineration for Landfill Relief

    Incineration is one of the methods of waste management that is quickly taking a prominent role for municipal authorities all over the world. The advantages and disadvantages of incinerators have to be properly debated before installing such systems. Waste Management Techniques Prevention of waste is at the top of the list as far as waste… Continue Reading

    Water Cylinders & Water Heating Systems

    Water Cylinders & Water Heating Systems

    A hot water cylinder once was just that — a cylinder that contains hot water. Usually copper, often with a 80-litre capacity, and sometimes with an immersion heater, this simple device did exactly what the name suggested. But now we have buffer tanks, accumulators, thermal stores and even calorifiers. With the increasing need for efficiency,… Continue Reading