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How to Size a Tankless Water Heater

Tom

Tankless water heaters only heat water on demand, eliminating the standby losses associated with traditional tank-style water heaters. A Tankless water heater can provide hot water indefinitely – as long as demand does not exceed the heater’s flow capacity. There … Continue reading

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PVC Fittings

Adam

At SupplyHouse.com we have added two new types of PVC Fittings manufactured by Spears. PVC Barbed Insert Fittings are engineered to provide positive grip and ease during installation. The barbed fittings are ideal for when a tightly gripped seal is … Continue reading

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Honeywell’s New Lyric Thermostat

Tom

A thermostat is nothing more than an on/off switch, activated automatically based on temperature settings, for a heating and/or cooling zone. Nevertheless, thermostats have evolved significantly over the years, including two relatively recent advances: programmability and internet connectivity. Honeywell’s new … Continue reading

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Art Cool Mini-Splits For Comfort—And Décor

Kristine

Making a room cool doesn’t have to involve loosing a window. Today’s mini-split air conditioning units are the smart alternative to traditional window units, delivering comfort and decor all in one. Summer has arrived, and with the inexorable heat comes … Continue reading

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Watts Onix Tubing

Tom

Onix Tubing from Watts Radiant provides several key advantages in radiant heat installations. Onix tubing is composed of two layers of cross-linked Durel EPDM around an “AlumaShield” aluminum oxygen barrier. The AlumaShield adds durability and reduces the risk of worksite … Continue reading

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Push-Fit Options for DIYers

Tom

Push-fit fittings provide an easy way to make piping connections. No tools are needed, making the fittings ideal for small repairs and do-it-yourself jobs. Due to the relatively high cost of push-fit fittings, investing in proper tools/training generally makes more … Continue reading

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