Items Tagged with 'hydronic heat'


The benefits geothermal heat pumps

The popularity of geothermal heat pumps continues to grow.
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Daniel Chapman Stillson: Inventor of the pipe tong

Not far from where our daughter Colleen and her husband, Adam, used to live in Somerville, Mass., there’s a house for sale.
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Saving clients energy and money doesn't stop when the install is completed

The boilers worked well the first winter.
The human thermostat.
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Hydronic cooling for smaller buildings

Not just for skyscrapers.

Hydronic cooling also works in smaller buildings.

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What to remember when designing your next hydronic plus forced-air system

Hydronics + forced-air systems

What to remember when you are designing your next big system.

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2014 Pipe Trades Giants: Positive outlook

Plumbing and mechanical contractors see good news for future business.

Just over a third of respondents reported increased revenue last year from 2012.

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Our industry needs more focus on distribution systems

It’s not all about the boiler.

As an industry, we have to move beyond judging the quality of a hydronic system based solely on the heat source.

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Get real — get hydronic heat

Reality shows.

An old, cast-iron pipe, with the slightest amount of water in it for two winters can crack laterally and for quite a few feet.

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How flow rate affects heat output

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

German water.

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Kids and mechanical malfunctions

Could they be the cause of your mechanical malfunctions?

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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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

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2015 January

The January issue of PM features cover story: 2015 Plumbing Contractor of the Year: Jim Steinle and Atomic Plumbing.

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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

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

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Truck of the Month

Truck of the month

Are you proud of how your service truck looks? Do the graphics give people whiplash as they drive by? Have your calls increased because people remember your truck — and your company name? If so, we’d like to see it, too! Click here to find out how your service truck could be chosen as PM's Truck of the Month.