The Arsenal is one of only two parks department buildings that take heat from the district steam system run by Consolidated Edison. The problem was it was taking two hours for steam to reach the radiators once it had passed through the PRV station, which had people very upset.
I was thinking about how we’ve grown so used to central heating and, with the exception of an occasional cleaning, pretty much ignore our boilers and heating systems when the weather gets hot and sticky. I wondered if it had always been this way...
When I got older and was at the bar with my father, I was thinking about Billy. I asked my father about him and those two pair of pliers he always kept so close at hand. My father smiled as he remembered.
Dan Holohan receives inaugural award during Taco’s press conference at 2016 AHR Expo
April 4, 2016
The award will be given annually to an HVAC professional or company that has made a substantial contribution to comfort technology, advancement, or training while displaying the exceptional good humor and love of people exhibited by Dan Holohan throughout his long career.
At the 2016 AHR Expo, Taco CEO John White Jr. presented the Dan Holohan Lifetime Contribution to Comfort Award to Dan Holohan. The award’s inaugural presentation to its namesake was called by White, "just one small token of appreciation for a lifetime of tireless commitment to improving the trade."
Industry veteran shares entertaining stories and knowledge gained throughout his career
December 9, 2015
HeatingHelp.com has announced that, after 46 years in the heating industry, Dan Holohan is retiring from teaching, but not before imparting some wisdom via his 374-page memoir, What Hydronics Taught Holohan.
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.
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.
In this issue, we cover ductless products for the commercial market. We also look at alternative refrigerants and trends in R-22 reclamation. Other topics include a summer forecast, business franchises, and more.
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