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Kids and mechanical malfunctions

Could they be the cause of your mechanical malfunctions?
February 20, 2014

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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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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Vertical heating

December 1, 2012
Unraveling the mysteries of early 20th century high-rise steam-heating systems.
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The house by Cedar Hill

November 1, 2012
The early days of district steam heating systems in NYC.
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Old boiler room stuff

October 1, 2012
Use this list to troubleshoot old steam-heating systems.

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What might have been

August 1, 2012
The death of a hydronic pioneer’s dream.
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Lester on licensing

July 1, 2012
It could be the answer the PHC industry has been seeking.
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One wimpy heater

June 1, 2012
If you look at just one part of the steam system, you won’t be able to solve the problem.
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Pipe and valves

May 1, 2012
Getting the most out of modern steam boilers.
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Tales of TRVs

April 1, 2012
Pressure drop and flow resistance are critical when installing these devices.
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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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