Boston churchgoers receive a warm reception following wet heat retrofit
June 22, 2015
What finally spurred the replacement of the heating system was the need for new floor tiles in the sanctuary. Replacing the floor and the heating elements at the same time made sense, and the decision was made to go with radiant since the pews and flooring would be removed, regardless of the system.
I think about how many hands must have touched these things before they came to me, how many jobs they helped size, and how many problems they helped solve. Think of all the time they saved — and not one of them needed a battery.
On a recent call to replace an aging gas boiler, the owners reported a persistent gas smell. The gas company had previously inspected the building and couldn’t find a leak. Yet the smell continued. The point is, if you smell gas, however subtle the smell, there is a gas leak. Somewhere. The challenge can indeed be where to find it.
“Avanti.” In Italian, the word means “forward.” And, the term serves as a fitting description for 29-year-old Anthony Tosco’s Collegeville, Pennsylvania-based Avanti Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Inc.
Provides Guidance on the Design and Installation of Residential Hydronic Heating Systems
May 18, 2015
ACCA announced it has reached an agreement with the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) to be the publisher of the I=B=R Residential Hydronic Heating Guide, as well as the H-22 Heat Loss Calculation Guide, the H-22 worksheets, and ¼ Scale House Plans.
The course will focus specifically on residential and light commercial building systems that use high-efficiency/low-emission wood gasification and pellet-fired boilers. It’s designed to be completed in one week, and provides seven American Institute of Architects (AIA) continuing education hours.