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Backflow Preventer A plumbing device used to protect drinking water systems from contamination by other building water systems especially fire protection water systems.

Boiler, hot water A pressure vessel designed to store hot water at pressures greater than 15 PSIG and to serve as a source of hot water for heating or other purposes.

Boiler, steam A pressure vessel designed to store high temperature, high pressure steam at pressures greater than 15 PSIG and provides a source of steam for heating and other purposes.

Burner, oil fired This may include a domestic type, rotary cup burner, steam atomizer or burner water and fan assembly.

Burner, gas or propane fired This may include a natural gas burner and liquefied petroleum (propane) gas burner.

Burner, combination This is a dual fuel burner that allows for quick changeover when required and most common combinations are gas/oil and gas/propane.

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