When you are shopping for an industrial boiler, one of the most important factors you must consider is the lifecycle cost. After all, the off-the-shelf efficiency of your boiler system can help you predict the cost of your ownership over a 25- or 30-year lifecycle. Efficiency, however, is not the only factor that determines how long your steam boiler will last.

Here are four tips from boiler manufacturer Miura for maximizing steam boiler life span.