Articles Tagged with ''steam heat''

Top 10 facts about the Hartford Loop

Ten facts about its history and how it works
By Dan Holohan
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Learn about how the Hartford Loop works.


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Kids and mechanical malfunctions

Could they be the cause of your mechanical malfunctions?
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Our daughter Kelly and her husband, Craig, wanted to give our grandchildren names that would never appear on a souvenir rack in a touristy store, so they named our grandson Sullivan “Sully” Daniel and our granddaughter Dempsey Jane.


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You don’t need a weatherman

You do need knowledge of the quirks of older heating systems.
By Dan Holohan
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 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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Vertical heating

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Unraveling the mysteries of early 20th century high-rise steam-heating systems.
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The house by Cedar Hill

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The early days of district steam heating systems in NYC.
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Old boiler room stuff

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Use this list to troubleshoot old steam-heating systems.

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What might have been

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The death of a hydronic pioneer’s dream.
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Lester on licensing

By Dan Holohan
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It could be the answer the PHC industry has been seeking.
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One wimpy heater

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If you look at just one part of the steam system, you won’t be able to solve the problem.
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Pipe and valves

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Getting the most out of modern steam boilers.
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With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

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July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of PM Magazine, read about the steps the president of MacGregor Plumbing is taking to help the next generation of plumbing professionals enter the industry. Learn about the Hartford Loop, how CPVC pastic piping works in multifamily construction and training mistakes to avoid to become a more effective trainer. Find out who is this month's Truck of the Month, read the latest tool tips and discover the latest products in the plumbing industry.
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