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August 2, 2013 -
Today's tip from Building Operating Management comes from James Piper, a contributing editor for Building Operating Management and Maintenance Solutions magazines: When deciding whether to repair or replace a boiler, facility managers should answer these four questions.
Boilers and water heaters have finite service lives and eventually require replacement, even with comprehensive maintenance. But even though a unit's age is a key consideration, it is not the only factor facility managers must consider.
While no rules exist for this decision, facility managers must address several important questions.