In an effort to combat climate change, the South Coast Air Quality Management District enacted a series of rules and regulations to offset emissions for potentially dangerous pollutants. Air Quality District Management Rule 1147 addresses the role of nitrogen oxide. NOx is formed when fuel is burned at high temperatures. While a principal cause of nitrogen oxide is motor vehicle emissions, it can also be caused by stationary sources, like industrial boilers or electric utilities. In 2008, the South Coast Air Quality Management District approved a measure that sets limits on the amount of nitrogen oxide that an appliance like an industrial burner can emit. While the levels vary depending on the piece of equipment, the current level for an industrial burner is 30 ppm.
What Are the Benefits of Air Quality Control?
Nitrogen oxide is a highly reactive gas that can have serious effects on the environment. It is most well-known for its role in creating an atmospheric reaction that leads to ground-level ozone, or smog. Regulation of NOx emissions can help curtail serious environmental ramifications, like:
- Acid rain
- Lowered resistance to respiratory infections, like the flu
- Acute respiratory illness in children
- As you can see, Rule 1147 plays an important role in keeping our environment clean and our families healthy.
How is RelyOn Leading the Charge?
RelyOn is committed to honoring the state of California’s high standards when it comes to nitrous oxide emissions. Our LoNox Burner not only meets the SCAQMD’s stringent emissions standards, but offers several other benefits, as well.
When you purchase a burner system, you may be tempted to find a budget burner. However, these never turn out to be the great deal that they seem. They often out sooner, require more maintenance, and will likely need more repairs to keep in line with the Rule 1147 standard.
If you make modifications to your previous equipment, it usually takes a year of approval and testing before it can be certified as meeting Rule 1147 standards. With a RelyOn’s LoNox burner, you have the convenience of pre-approval. What’s more, we will handle the Rule 1147 application for you.
Here are some of the features of our LoNox Burner:
- Digital interface with touch screen
- Full bake cycle
- Compatibility with all spray booth designs: down draft, semi-down draft, cross draft
- VFD Variable Frequency Drives
We stand apart from the competition by offering the highest quality equipment with outstanding customer service. We have over 30 years of experience in selling and installing equipment, so we can tailor your installation to meet your unique needs.
We’ve had clients from Mercedes-Benz to family dealerships. In one instance, we had a client who requested routine maintenance, but had to do a complete burner overhaul because their previous budget units were charred on the inside. Thanks to RelyOn’s quick customer service and pre-approved equipment, the client was able to keep their grand opening on schedule.
At RelyOn, we believe that a superior product and the best customer service will always be the keys to doing good business. If you have any questions about our LoNox burner, or how we can help bring your equipment up to regulation quickly and efficiently, don’t hesitate to contact us.