The boiler house is a building or part of a building in which one or several steam boilers are installed. The auxiliary systems required for operation of the steam boiler are also normally installed in the same room.
These are specific systems for:
Special regulations apply in this area.
Info on Legislation
The following diagram shows an example of the water-steam mass balance. The mass flow rates must be set up for every boiler house individually depending on the system components and operating conditions and are essential to any planning.
Mass balance in steam system (values shown are examples)
Freshwater for softening
Losses due to bottom/surface blowdown
Losses during softening due to the regeneration
Steam to the consumers
Make-up water for deaerating
Cooling water for the bottom blowdown vessel
Losses at the consumers (e.g. due to direct use)
Feed water to the steam boiler
Example of a boiler house