Dirtiest Boiler Fuels: May Not be Coal and Heating Oil

Combustion Emissions of “Dirty” Fossil Fuels Damage Atmosphere No More than “Cleanest” Fossil Fuel A shift within the boiler industry occurred after the turn of the century. Boilermakers moved away from coal and fuel oils toward natural gas and propane. The biggest reason why, emissions. Pro

Life Cycle of Boiler Fuels And Much More

Combustion Emissions Just One Chapter of the Carbon Foot Print Story The labels clean and dirty, when applied to boiler fuels, are — as often as not — misleading. Almost without exception, emissions are the only standard determining what a “clean” boiler fuel is. But, contrary to what market

Difference Between Catalysts and Additives

What are Diesel Fuel Additives Versus Diesel Fuel Catalysts Fuel additives, through marketing, acquire the label “catalyst.” By the definition of the word, however, additives are not catalysts. Fuel additives react and combust. And, the effects additives have on diesel are different than the eff

Biofuels May Not Be the Answer, Turns Out

First, Second, and Third Generation Biofuels All Hamstrung by Insurmountable Issues The name itself, biofuel, implies a clean-burning fuel. Made from crop fats and oils; biomass; or algae, the name makes biofuel sound like it would pollute less. The assumption has been — in relation to fossil fuel