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Mechanical showcase earns CEO free trip to Italy with Caleffi

January 5, 2018

A grand prizewinner has been chosen for the Caleffi Excellence contest by attendees of the company’s webinar, Coffee with Caleffi. Patrick Driscoll, CEO of Ironclad Mechanical Plumbing and Heating in Edmonton, AB, was selected out of six monthly finalists. “We

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Event to host largest ever education program

December 20, 2017 by Kerry Turner

The 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference takes place January 20-24 at the Palmer House Chicago with the co-sponsored AHR Expo being held January 22-24 at McCormick Place. The AHR Expo seminar program features over 120 sessions, including over 70 free one-

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Steam heating applications on the rise

December 19, 2017 by Dave Burggren

Historically, steam has been a powerful resource for space heating in homes and commercial buildings. Steam has proven extremely effective at providing controlled, consistent heat to distribute throughout a building without the need for pumps by simply using a durable

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The basics of purging hydronic circuits

December 18, 2017 by John Siegenthaler

Nearly all closed loop hydronic heating and cooling systems are supposed to be filled with water, or a mixture of water and antifreeze. The only intentional air in the system is contained in the expansion tank. The only exception to

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Webstone offers NIBCO radiant heating products

November 27, 2017

Over sixty NIBCO radiant heating products are now available through Webstone, including radiant heat panels, PE-RT and PEX tubing/accessories, manifolds, and valves. The program features the Take the Next Step design service, whereby qualified engineers will customize system layouts at

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Taco welcomes Taconova back into the fold

November 23, 2017

Taco Family of Companies has acquired the Taconova Group. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Taconova has created intelligent building technology solutions for over 55 years. Its expertise and offerings include hydronic balancing, underfloor heating, distribution technology, system technology and valves. John

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Hands-on training at spruced up Viega educational facility

November 9, 2017

Viega LLC recently unveiled its renovated Viega Educational Facility in Nashua, NH, including its Interactive Learning Center and improved hands-on training facilities. Along with the facility’s classrooms, the centre features 16 vignettes of Viega solutions. The vignettes offer touchscreen panels

Product Hydronics

Viega ProPress® Hydronic Ball Valves

November 6, 2017

The new line of Viega ProPress® Hydronic Ball Valve press x hose thread for copper systems are full port and designed for non-potable water applications. The ball valves are available in 1/2- and 3/4-inch press sizes and 3/4-inch hose sizes.

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Save Time, Labour on Hydronic Installations with the AMPEX panel

November 6, 2017

AMPEX Insulated PEX Panel by Amvic is designed for cost effective installation and performance characteristics for hydronic radiant in-floor heating systems. Ideal for basements, bathrooms, living areas, snow and ice melt applications, driveways and walkways. Superior Lock and Hold design

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Lochinvar VIP Contractor program in its 12th year

November 1, 2017

Lochinvar’s 2017-2018 VIP Contractor program kicked off October 1 featuring enhancements and a new eligible heating boiler product. The program provides contractors the opportunity to register purchases for rewards and enter their installations for multiple chances to earn top prizes,