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ISH 2015 — Day 2

Heating industry holds key to renewable energy era.

The success of the renewable energy era rests squarely on the shoulders of heating industry professionals.


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Caleffi Excellence: Boiler efficiency and protection

Kurt Koegel of Koegel Plumbing & Heating Solutions (Miltona, Minn.) was the October 2014 winner in the Caleffi Excellence contest, a redesign of a church’s heating system so that the existing distribution piping and new boilers would work in unison without air or flow issues.
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How heating systems began

I was having a conversation the other day with Mr. Ara Marcus Daniels.

We were talking about early heating systems, Ara and I. I had questions and he had answers. When you want to know stuff about how things began, it pays to ask someone who has been dead for a while. Guys like that were there at the start and saw most of it for themselves.


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The boiler gas train

Understanding this critical safety system can save your customers costly repairs.

One of the most misunderstood portions of the commercial heating system is the gas train. The gas train is a series of components that safely feed natural or propane gas into the burner.


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Knobbed mats for radiant heating

Uponor’s Fast Trak knobbed mats provide a faster method for installing PEX tubing in a radiant floor heating system.

Uponor’s Fast Trak knobbed mats provide a faster method for installing PEX tubing in a radiant floor heating system.


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You don’t need a weatherman

You do need knowledge of the quirks of older heating systems.

 I was chatting with an engineer the other day. She called to ask me some questions about old steam-heating systems, particularly those of the New York City variety.  


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