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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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Multiple heating zones for hydronic and radiant applications

March 2014 The Glitch & The Fix
March 12, 2014

The system was intended to supply one high-temperature heating zone, a couple of medium-temperature zones and two zones of floor heating for a garage and breezeway where antifreeze protection was needed.


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Propane safety during winter weather

Free brochures and online modules are available from the Propane Research and Education Council.
February 25, 2014

Free brochures and online modules are available from the Propane Research and Education Council.


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Siegenthaler talks hydronic heating at biomass conference, seminar

BNP Plumbing Group Hydronics Editor and PM columnist John Siegenthaler talks wood-fired boilers and other renewable energy sources at two events in April.
February 25, 2014

BNP Plumbing Group Hydronics Editor and PM columnist John Siegenthaler talks wood-fired boilers and other renewable energy sources at two events in April.


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As seen at AHR: Remote monitoring of pump performance

Taco expands its iWorX control platform to provide a dynamic graphical interface for remote monitoring of pump and system performance in real time.
February 25, 2014

Taco expands its iWorX control platform to provide a dynamic graphical interface for remote monitoring of pump and system performance in real time.


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Energy Saver 101 infographic: Home heating

This infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating.
February 25, 2014

This infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating.


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Code change proposed to require hot water pipe insulation

The United Association and the Natural Resources Defense Council have proposed a code change to the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code
February 25, 2014
The United Association and the Natural Resources Defense Council have proposed a code change to the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code to require insulation of all hot water piping systems such as those serving lavatories, showers, dishwashers and kitchen sinks.
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Little Red Schoolhouse announces 1Q 2014 classes

Bell & Gossett announced its training course schedule for first-quarter 2014 at the Little Red Schoolhouse, including topics such as water-based HVAC systems and modern hydronic heating systems.
February 25, 2014

Bell & Gossett announced its training course schedule for first-quarter 2014 at the Little Red Schoolhouse, including topics such as water-based HVAC systems and modern hydronic heating systems.


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Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion

Google recently purchased Nest Labs, the company that makes The Nest “Smart Thermostat.” Nest will maintain its brand name and continue to be led by former Apple designer Tony Fadell.
February 25, 2014

Google recently purchased Nest Labs, the company that makes The Nest “Smart Thermostat.” Nest will maintain its brand name and continue to be led by former Apple designer Tony Fadell.


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Using wood-gasification boiler for space heating and repurposed thermal storage tank

January 2014 The Glitch and The Fix
January 30, 2014

A homeowner wants to use a wood-gasification boiler as his primary source of space heating. He also wants a propane-fueled boiler to automatically come on for backup should he decide not to tend the fire, or if he is away. The owner has read that a generously sized thermal storage tank is necessary to allow a gasification boiler to operate at consistent high efficiency.


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2013 QSC Power Meeting XXXVIII

March 14-16, 2013, San Diego

Photos by Kelly Faloon/Plumbing & Mechanical

4/18/13 2:00 pm EDT

Smart Pumping -- The "New Normal" in Hydronics

This webinar will explain the benefits these circulators offer, and show you how to best apply them in residential and light commercial hydronic systems. It will cover both basic and unique applications for the Bell & Gossett VARIO and AUTO circulators. Why not make the “hydraulic efficiency” of your systems on par with their thermal efficiency. This webinar will show you how to do it.

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2013 August

In the August edition of Radiant & Hydronics, read about new technology in measuring energy, NASCAR driver Ryan Newman and State Water Heaters new partnership and Bradford White's newest apps. Also check out the latest products in the heating and cooling industry.

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Hydronics Know How II CD

The Hydronics Know How II CD contains all the columns and articles John Siegenthaler has written for Plumbing & Mechanical and PM Engineer, from the very first in July 1996 through December 2008. That’s over 200 articles and columns covering everything from heat loss to hydraulic separation.

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