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Boiler safety lessons

An average of 17 boiler incidents occurs each year.
May 21, 2014

I am not sure whether it was divine intervention or just plain luck that allowed these brave firefighters to walk away from this.


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Montana green heat at the Hunting Adventures in Sanders County, Mont.

The challenge was to determine the best way to heat the space.
April 22, 2014

The heating system for this hunting lodge complex includes a wood-gasification boiler, radiant floor heating and hydronic unit heaters.


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What can you do to affect the performance of your heating systems?

More power.
April 22, 2014

One of the things I have learned about this industry is that no matter how much you think you know, things can still surprise and humble you


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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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The boiler gas train

Understanding this critical safety system can save your customers costly repairs.
February 20, 2014

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.
January 23, 2014

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.
August 22, 2013

 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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New column to focus on economic issues

January 15, 2013
Plumbing & Mechanical this month welcomes new columnist Morris Beschloss, who will give PM readers his views on economic issues that affect the construction industry.


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Hydronic heating has come a long way, but system innovation continues

January 15, 2013
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

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Free Webinar: Firestop Systems

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

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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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