In Europe and Asia, tankless water heaters are common, but in the United States, this fact is less so. But while U.S. homeowners and commercial building operators have often chosen storage-type units over tankless, the pendulum is beginning to swing in the other direction as consumers place greater emphasis on environmental impact and efficiency.
In-wall carriers move toilet tanks inside the wall, freeing up space and improving aesthetics.
July 8, 2019
When you’ve been hiking for hundreds of miles, a campground with showers and a state-of-the-art restroom facility is a highlight of any day. That’s what Devils Backbone Camp in Roseland, Virginia, offers.
Have you ever wondered if you were charging the right amount for your services? Of course, you have. It’s only natural. Unfortunately, many contractors set their prices based on the amount charged by their competitors.
Radiant cooling is a great way to deal with sensible cooling loads in high-performance building design. However, one of the biggest radiant cooling projects in the history of the United States had an entirely different purpose.
The way I see it, we have three ways to put together a boiler room. We can piece it together on site, fitting by fitting, following a piping schematic. We can buy a prefab panel from a manufacturer. Or, we can build our own prefab panel suited specifically for the job it’s intended for.
We may soon hear a great deal more about geothermal heating and cooling systems than ever before. For the people working in this part of our business, the ups and downs of the last decade can only be described as a roller coaster ride.