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How flow rate affects heat output

When “thinking mathematically,” most people think in proportions.

German water.


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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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High pressure goes to low pressure. Always.

Inflation.

I stopped at the gas station the other day because one of my car’s tires looked a bit low. They charge us for air here on the Isle of Long. When I was a young man, it was free.


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Radiator Cover-Up

A simple way of killing convection and radiation.
One of my yellowed heating textbooks has a wonderful drawing of a Victorian radiator that has what looks like a teapot cozy over it.
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Towel Rails and Radiators

Amba offers an extensive range of heated towel rails/radiators to keep towels, bathrooms, basements, spas and mud rooms warm and dry.
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Hydronic heating has come a long way, but system innovation continues

Twenty years ago this month, I wrote a column for this fine magazine titled, “Reaching for Higher Plateaus.”


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2014 Truck of the Month

PM has featured so many great plumbing service trucks! See plenty of them here in our Truck Of The Month Archives page. Are you proud of your truck? Go to our Truck of the Month page to find out how your service truck could be chosen!

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Free Webinar: Acoustical Isolation

HOLDRITE will be hosting a free webinar for Acoustical Isolation on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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2014 September

In this issue you’ll find The NY Red Bulls soccer team’s radiant system and incoming PHCC President Kevin Tindall.

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2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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