Manufacturers are finding unique ways to advance the technology in this segment of the HVAC industry while also being consumer-conscious and ensuring the first-cost barrier that has restricted the market’s growth in the past is chipped away.
At a time when there are so many new possibilities for water-based heating and cooling — and with a giant helping of new technology at every facet of the playing field — we’re losing the very essence of what’s needed most: a new generation of energetic, inspired young trade pros.
Installers and specifiers know a gas appliance is only as good as the venting system it’s connected to. Poor venting can cause improper combustion, but, more importantly, can also lead to flue gas leakage into heated spaces — a problem with deadly consequences.
Oh, and I should mention that Daniel and Chapman were the man’s first and middle names. His last name was Stillson. Think of him the next time you reach into your toolbox for that durable Stillson wrench that will forever carry its inventor’s proud name. Think of him, remember him, thank him, and smile.
The Mascot FT condensing combi boiler and water heater features a fire-tube stainless steel heat exchanger that produces 95 percent annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE), is fully modulating, and produces an endless supply of domestic hot water on combi units.