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ARTICLES

RPA extends deadline for System Design Showcase Competition to November

Entries accepted through Nov. 1, 2014.
July 17, 2014

The winners will be announced in January during the organization’s Annual Membership Meeting and Conference in Chicago.


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Weil-McLain recalls Ultra Series boilers due to risk of fire, explosion

June 11, 2014

Boiler manufacturer Weil-McLain is recalling its Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH Ultra Series gas-fired boilers used for space heating. A cap on the boilers’ manifold can crack and release gas into the home, posing a risk of fire and explosion.


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Noritz offers contractors online tankless water heating education

June 5, 2014

Noritz America announced the release of its Online Residential Level 1 tankless water heater training for plumbing and heating contractors. The training sections offer a complete overview of tankless technical information, including an introduction to the entire Noritz product line and guidance on proper sizing and installation for residential applications.


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OESP to award Dan Holohan Scholarship

The inaugural scholarship is expected to be presented in April.
May 30, 2014

Judy Garber presented Plumbing & Mechanical columnist Dan Holohan with a certificate recognizing him for all he has accomplished on behalf of the OESP scholarship program.


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Mayors from metro areas pledge to reduce energy in buildings

Through the City Energy Project, 10 major U.S. cities will develop their own locally tailored plans to advance energy efficiency and reduce waste in their large buildings.
May 30, 2014

The new City Energy Project, an initiative from the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Institute for Market Transformation, is designed to create healthier, more prosperous American cities by targeting their largest source of energy use and climate pollution: buildings.


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Devil in the details of hydronic heating

The Glitch and The Fix, May 2014
May 19, 2014

The three photos, provided by a friend of the industry, are all from the same hydronic heating installation.


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March VIP winner uses Lochinvar boilers in radiant heating system

The 10,000-sq.-ft. home included five zones of radiant in-floor heating and two high-velocity air handlers.
April 17, 2014

Sarkis’ entry (pictured) described an installation at a 10,000-sq.-ft. home in Saint Catharines, Ont. He and his team selected two KNIGHT heating boilers with inputs of 150,000 Btu/hr. for the job, which included five zones of radiant in-floor heating and two high-velocity air handlers.


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Tankless water heater recirculation

Enovative’s On-Demand Pump is a new recirculation system/pump to efficiently deliver hot water to any faucet in a house or building.
April 17, 2014

Remodeling or hydronics contactors can install in homes, buildings or businesses as an add-on to help ramp up hot water accessibility and efficiency.


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Don't overcomplicate hydronic systems

April 2014 The Glitch and The Fix
April 17, 2014

An installer is asked to provide a relatively simple single-zone floor heating system supplied by a mod/con boiler. He’s heard that a hydraulic separator is a good component in such systems


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Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse announces second quarter training schedule

It’s time to spring into action and engage in continuing education with Bell & Gossett.
April 2, 2014

Sign up for the latest dates for Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse 2014 seminars.


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EVENTS

Free Webinar: Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

8/26/14

With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

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Mastering Hydronic System Design, 10-week online course

9/15/14

The 10-week course will run from September 15 through November 21, 2014.

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2013 QSC Power Meeting XXXVIII

March 14-16, 2013, San Diego

Photos by Kelly Faloon/Plumbing & Mechanical

8/26/14 1:00 pm EST

Free Webinar: Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

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