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Honeywell is Making Radiant Heat More Accurate

Gregory

The Honeywell T6 Pro Hydronic Programmable Thermostat with Slab/Floor Sensor isn’t exactly a new item from Honeywell. But, it is a new combination of items being offered by them. We're excited about this, so I guess the obvious question is why? Well, read on and you'll see!   First off…

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Radiant Heat Without the Concrete: Ultra-Fin Plates

Shyene

Central air heating not doing the trick for your family during those cold East Coast winters? Have a wood-framed home that doesn’t retain heat? One option you have is radiant heat, which consists of a hydronic tubing system underneath your actual flooring. But wait, radiant heat sounds complicated…

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Hot Water Made Easy, Thanks to Tankless

Gregory

We all love hot water; it’s great for a hot shower or a nice cup of tea. And the only way we can consistently and reliably get hot water in our homes is through our hot water heaters. But not all water heaters are created equally. So let’s talk about tankless water heaters.   What mak…

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London Underground: Re-harnessing Waste Energy

Gregory

London’s public transportation system, along with the systems that power their industrial factories and air conditioning, for example, produce massive amounts of excessive energy and heat. We all know that feeling when a train or a subway whooshes by us and we’re hit with that warm gust of air. …

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How to Double the Lifespan of your Water Heater

Gregory

To many, water heaters are a one-and done item, meaning once you install it, that's it. But think again. The way to doubling the lifespan of a water heater lies in a yearly check-up of one simple part: the anode rod. To get to the anode rod, let's first work our way through the water heater itself.…

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Koala Refuses to Leave Air Conditioned Car

Gregory

On a hot day in Australia, a winemaker got a surprise visit while working outside.   Tim Withrow left his car running and the air conditioning on so his dog could go in and out to beat the heat. But, turns out his pooch wasn't the only one who had that same idea.   A koala be…

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Steam Boiler is Over 50 Years Old, High School Considers Replacing Artifact

Gregory

A high school in Geneseo is still using Kewanee steam boilers originally installed in 1952 and 1963. These systems, over 60 years old, are in desperate need of repairs, which is causing the school to debate replacing them altogether.   The original steam boiler was installed in 1952 to ac…

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Couple Turns Off Heat for 10 Years

Gregory

Let’s talk about our neighbors across the pond for a moment. There’s a couple in England who, over the last 10 years, have saved an incredible £15,000; that’s over $19,000! Their trick? It has to do with their heating practices…mainly that they haven’t used their heat in the past 10 y…

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Warm Up Your Life with Heated Floors

Gregory

Everyone knows that feeling when you step out of the shower and you immediately get cold. Well, everyone except for those lucky ones with heated floors. Radiant floor heating, or underfloor heating as it’s also called, are the technical terms for floors that have a heating system installed ben…

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