The History of Boilers

History of Boilers
Posted on: Monday, May 9th, 2016

Boilers, in some form, have been around for 150-plus years. Today’s fire-tube boiler is pretty similar to the original designs used in ships and trains. The simple round steel shells set horizontally with tube sheets welded at either end remains on...

Is Your HVAC a Smooth Criminal?

HVAC Criminal
Posted on: Friday, April 1st, 2016

Your HVAC system might not be treating you right, and your home (or someone in it!) could be aiding and abetting it. Most people don’t look closely at their heating and cooling bills, they simply cringe at the total during the toughest winter and s...

Steam vs. Water Boilers

Steam Vs. Water Boilers
Posted on: Friday, March 4th, 2016

Boilers are quickly becoming more popular in the United States, and with good reason. They’re the only way to get radiant heat instead of forced air. Radiant heat comes through the floors and/or walls, providing a more comfortable, even and efficie...

Air Conditioning Facts to Know

Air Conditioner Facts
Posted on: Monday, February 22nd, 2016

You don’t need to be an air conditioning technician to know some go-to A/C terms. They can help find the right system for your home and even save you thousands of dollars in the next few years. What if you already have an air conditioner? Knowing s...

Are High-Efficiency Boilers Worth the Investment?

High Efficiency Boiler
Posted on: Monday, February 8th, 2016

You’ve heard about boilers’ radiant heat, and maybe you’ve even felt it for yourself. You know how cozy boilers can make a house feel, but do you want to spend that kind of money? There are two main types of central heating: furnaces and boiler...