Jim Todd

Jim Todd is a noted vocational technical educator in Waterbury, Conn., with more than 20 years' experience instructing plumbing and HVAC apprentices. He is a contributing editor for NORA and co-authored a text on air conditioning. You can reach Jim at mrheat@optonline.net.

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Nothing But A Switch?<br>Jim Todd

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Here’s what I learned long ago on the care and feeding of triple-acting aquastats.
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Make The Right Draft Choice<br>Jim Todd

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If you have trouble with combustion, go back to the basics before blaming what could be a perfectly fine burner.
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Service Skills<br>Jim Todd

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Oil heat is a sophisticated combination of combustion, electricity, hydraulics, plumbing and physics.
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Igniter Benefits<br>Jim Todd

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Replacing a transformer with another transformer no longer makes sense.
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Increasing Customer Confidence

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Internet-based technology helps take the guesswork out of your work.
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The Evolution Of High Static Oil Burners

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A friend of mine had been working on a solar heat system using a Fresnel lens to generate steam. His thought was to heat large buildings by directing magnified levels of solar energy on a collector, and his proposal included a set of pen and ink drawings of our state capitol.
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Be Prepared

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Fire safety. Now there's a merit badge in the making! We are surrounded by heating appliances that rely on a flame to work, but we take for granted that they'll all work safely.
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