PHC News Columnist Stephen Minnich has published a new book, "Hard Knocks, My Life Inside Boiler Rooms," which is available to purchase on Amazon.
"I quit college in 1980 and went to trade school for HVAC and it’s the best career decision I’ve ever made because, to this day, I still love this trade," said Minnich. "If I didn’t get paid to do it, I’d do it for fun. Even though I put down the tools two years ago, I’m still deeply entrenched in hydronics as a writer for PHC News and as the owner of Minnich Hydronic Consulting & Design LLC. I can’t imagine doing anything else. I’m a Boiler Guy to the core. 'Hard Knocks, My Life Inside Boiler Rooms' takes an in-depth look at what it takes to be a top-notch, heavyweight hydronic system service technician, installer, and designer from a guy who spent nearly 40 years in the trenches."
The book covers proven methods of the following:
Minnich also shares some engaging anecdotes of successes and the painful learning moments that lead to those successes.
"I’m going to share with you pictures of my experiences, what to do, what not to do, and how to stay clear of trouble," said Minnich.