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Condensing Boiler - AERCO - Facility Management Product Release
The Benchmark Platinum boiler optimizes hydronic systems by self-correcting problems caused by external variables such as fluctuations in combustion oxygen levels, air temperature, occupancy/loads, and gas pressure. Benchmark Platinum delivers maximum efficiency and precise combustion through its patented AERtrim oxygen trim technology, dual returns, and onAER predictive maintenance, ensuring hyrdonic systems operate at peak performance.
A key advantage of the Benchmark Platinum series is its dual return capability which allows engineers to take full advantage of diverse load demands specific to a site in order to design the most efficient system possible. Most traditional boilers offer a single return that forces the blending of hot and cold water temperatures. However, Benchmark Platinum’s dual returns keep cold water separate, creating a larger condensing zone in the heat exchanger that improves boiler efficiency up to seven percent. Dual returns are ideal for applications that feature combination systems including multi-zone space heating, space heating with domestic hot water radiant floor heating, snow melt, pool heating, air pre-heating, or as the system’s by-pass to the high temperature connection.
AERtrim oxygen trim technology monitors actual site conditions and self-adjusts its combustion process to ensure the boiler is operating at optimal oxygen levels despite environmental variations (such as humidity, atmospheric pressure, filter dust loading, delivered gas energy content). Proper oxygen levels provide greater uptime reliability, increased energy savings, lower emissions, and an additional one to two percent seasonal efficiency gain.
Benchmark Platinum’s onAER predictive maintenance continuously monitors the overall health of the system helping customers properly maintain and protect their investment. onAER provides a convenient site that offers an overview of a system including unit performance, plant efficiency, detailed technical data and more. Monthly and weekly reports, and instant mobile alerts notify facility managers of any faults or decline in equipment to prevent unnecessary wear-and-tear as well as premature failure.
Each stainless steel unit fits through standard 36-inch doorways and can be transported on elevators. Venting options include sidewall, through-the-roof, and direct-vent for installation flexibility. Units can be serviced via the front, top, or side, allowing Benchmark Platinum boilers to be configured side-by-side.
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