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4 Ways the Burner Industry Can Positively Impact the Environment

From less-polluting models, to enhanced, regular service, to more efficient burners that are built to last, there are many ways the burner industry can impact the environment. Here are just four of them.

In today’s world, environmental friendliness is a critical pursuit in every industry. Although the burner industry specifically deals with the burning of some type of fuel, there are still steps that can be taken to reduce the environmental impact of this industry. Compared to other major industries, the burner industry, in many ways, has positive impacts on the environment. As technology continues to improve, these benefits will continue to become more apparent. From less-polluting models to enhanced, regular service, to more efficient burners that are built to last, there are many ways the burner industry can impact the environment. Here are just four of them.


Currently, the burner market is moving to models that pollute much less than they used to. Many devices in the burner industry are powered by natural gas. Any time that a natural gas-powered device can replace a coal-powered device, it’s a win for the environment. That’s because the burning of natural gas produces fewer emissions than the burning of coal, and also produces fewer toxic byproducts that can harm the environment.

Enhanced Service

One way to ensure that burners are eco-friendly is to make sure they can work as efficiently as possible, using fewer resources. To ensure optimal efficiency at all times, most companies seek to have their burners serviced regularly. Compared to other types of heating and cooling products that may not be serviced as frequently, burners can remain in good working order, leading to more efficient operation. Plus, regular burner service allows the burners to last longer so that there is less waste in creating new burners. This provides an easy way for companies with both new and old burners to reduce their carbon footprint.

More Efficient

Due to the way that heat is created using a burner system, it is much more efficient per unit of energy than other types of fuel sources, especially electricity. Plus, when you consider that most of the country’s electricity is still created at coal-fired power plants, you get a double victory for the environment that will help to preserve and protect it for future generations.

Built to Last

When burners are built, they are built to last. Therefore, in addition to longer service life, they tend to require fewer replacement parts while they’re operating. While other types of units may need unique replacement parts that use limited resources, a burner can keep on creating heat without much coddling. Since it requires energy to create replacement parts, burners help to further reduce their environmental impact every time they get a clean bill of health from a technician.

Make the Change

Although burners have many environmental benefits, it makes sense to install a new burner unit only when your current unit is no longer able to be repaired. If you replace your current unit prematurely, this significantly cuts down on the lifetime environmental benefits of a burner unit because of the excess of resources that were used to create the unit. However, if you’re building a new facility and need a heat source or it’s time to replace your current heating unit, then adding a burner unit is one of your best options.

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"Brooke Chaplan is a freelance writer and blogger. She lives and works out of her home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. She loves the outdoors and spends most her time hiking, biking and gardening. For more information contact Brooke via Twitter @BrookeChaplan."

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