Burner Type

Type of burner on boiler or furnace, if applicable.

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Unit of Measure: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measure
Atmospheric An atmospherically vented boiler draws in combustion make-up air from its surrounding area through a damper to create a draft. None
None None None
Not applicable Not applicable None
Other Other None
Power Power burners control the mixture of gas and air that is injected into the boiler's combustion chamber. These burners increase the efficiency of the boiler by providing an optimal ratio of gas to air. None
Rotary cup Oil burner that uses centrifugal force to spray fuel oil from a rotary fuel atomizing cup into the combustion chamber. None
Sealed combustion A sealed combustion boiler pipes its air in from outdoors and delivers it to the boiler. The combustion gases thereafter are then piped back outdoors and are usually ÒpushedÓ mechanically by some type of blower. In other words, there is never a connection to the interior; it sends and receives air to and from the outdoors alone. None
Unknown Unknown None
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