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During HeatingHelp.com’s Dead Men Tales podcast, industry expert and master storyteller Dan Holohan shares the stories behind the work and fun facts you may not know about heating history.
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In this episode, Dan Holohan shares stories about a quest for the oldest boiler, a near-death experience, and century-old equipment that has nine lives.
It’s amazing what old heating systems can tell us if we pay attention to the details left by the Dead Men who installed them. Episode Transcript The basement was as musty...
The Irish made fires that never went out. The fire in the hearth was for cooking and for warmth, and it smoldered for hundreds of years in some cases.
The May Oil Burner Company made an oil burner they called Quiet May during a time when just about everyone in America who had central heating was burning coal.
The automatic air vent didn’t come easily to the heating industry. It took hard work and a lot of very inventive thinking.