Mechanical Systems

Don’t forget the water heater

It’s an important part of energy-efficiency upgrades.
April 22, 2014

The orphan water heater concern actually stems from a positive development in home heating.


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ACCA Conference highlights energy-efficient systems

The conference was held March 17-19 in Nashville, Tenn.
April 22, 2014

The 2014 ACCA Conference included a radiant and hydronics track sponsored by the group’s Radiant & Hydronics Council.


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QSC: Contractors learn to take control and excel in business

The QSC meeting was held Feb. 27-March 1 in Fort Worth, Texas.
April 22, 2014

Plumbing, heating and cooling contractors learned how to “create their own destiny” at the Quality Service Contractors’ Power Meeting XL.


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How heating systems began

I was having a conversation the other day with Mr. Ara Marcus Daniels.
April 22, 2014

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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2014 PHCC scholarship application deadline is May 1

$61,500 in scholarship awards are up for grabs to apprentices, trade school and college students this year.
April 15, 2014

Scholarships are provided through the PHCC Educational Foundation.


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Sloan’s Jim Allen joins MCAA board of directors

His service on the MCAA board of directors runs concurrent to his term as chairman of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council executive committee.
April 8, 2014

SLOAN president and CEO adds manufacturer/supplier perspective.


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Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse announces second quarter training schedule

It’s time to spring into action and engage in continuing education with Bell & Gossett.
April 1, 2014

Sign up for the latest dates for Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse 2014 seminars.


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Introduction to Mechanical Seals 4-Part webinar series hosted by Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter

Explore the different types of seals and operating principles, construction and design installation, connections, commissioning, seal environment and failure analysis.
March 24, 2014

Dates available for the Introduction to Mechanical Seals 4-Part Webinar Series.


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Mestek Residential Comfort Group launches website

March 20, 2014

Mestek’s Residential Comfort Group (RCG) recently launched a new website, www.heatingcoolinghomes.com.


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Packaged ventilation

Modine’s redesigned Airedale ClassMate single-packaged vertical DX and heat pump system offers efficiency, noise reduction and a smaller footprint.
March 17, 2014

EER is boosted up to 12% over the existing ClassMate HE for integrated part-load values up to 16.1. The CF microchannel evaporator coil replaces a much larger coil traditionally used in these types of systems.


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Free Webinar: Firestop Systems

HOLDRITE will be hosting a free webinar for Firestop Systems on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Plumbing and Mechanical

June 2014

2014 June

In the June issue of Plumbing & Mechanical, read about the Burke Agency and find out why they are the 2014 Plumbing & Mechanical Rep of the Year. Read about the latest method for renewable fuel, what to take into account when installing indoor climate systems and learn to be a trusted advisor with the 2015 water heater regulations. Find out who is this month's Truck of the Month, read this month's Tool Tips and check out the latest products and news from the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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