The Trane XR85 Oil Fired Boiler is made by Trane Inc. which was founded by a Wisconsin plumber named James Trane in 1885 who invented a low pressure heating system called the Trane Vapor Heating System. In 1910 James and his son Rueben started manufacturing operations as The Trane Company. Since then the company has been a leader in the heating industry and is now a division of Ingersoll Rand. Trane manufactures a full line of heating and cooling products.
The XR85 Oil Fired Boiler is a neat appearing unit with a powder coated jacket that has an appliance looking appearance rather than what you would expect an oil fired boiler to look like. The XR85 Oil Fired Boiler has an efficiency of up to 86.7% AFUE which qualifies it for the Energy Star seal and allows you to receive rebates of $50 – $200 under the Appliance Stimulus Package in the fall of 2009, and grants of up to $6500 per home under the Weatherization Assistance Program if you qualify. A $1500 Energy Tax Credit is also available on your income tax. Trane also offers financing through them check on-line for details.
The XR85 Oil Fired Boiler is designed for efficiency with a 3 pass boiler and heavy insulation. The XR85 comes with a quiet Riello oil burner and has a 3” insulation blanket surrounding the boiler to further limit noise and save energy. The XR85’s swing open door allows easy access for servicing, cleaning, and inspection of the boiler. The XR85 has its controls encased in the attractive powder-coated boiler jacket, and the temperature and pressure gauges are easy to read. Also supplied is an adjustable supply-water thermostat, power disconnect switch for servicing, and a corrosion-resistant brass boiler drain. The Trane XR85 Oil Fired Boiler comes in 7 models ranging in heat capacity size from 61,000 BTUH to 252,000 BTUH depending on the model selected. The Warrantee for residential use features a Lifetime Limited Warranty on heat exchanger, Five-Year Limited Warranty on internal functional parts, and Optional Extended Warranties are available ask your Trane Dealer for details.
Trane’s engineering, high quality parts, and extensive testing, have made the XR85 one of the most reliable and energy efficient oil-fired boilers available. The Trane XR85 Oil Fired Boiler is an excellent choice to upgrade your heating system and the rebates, grants and tax credits make this the right time to save.