Dead Men Tales Podcast

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During’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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The Legacy of the Dead Men

In this episode, Dan Holohan reflects on the Dead Men who came before us and the legacy they left behind. Episode Transcript My earliest memory of school goes like this: ...

Published on 12/27/2022 4:45 AM
Pivotal Advice

In this episode, Dan Holohan shares the advice that changed his life. Episode Transcript Advice sometimes comes unsolicited (like now) and other times it comes after you’...

Published on 12/20/2022 4:45 AM
Pipe Stories

In this episode, Dan Holohan shares the tale of how nominal pipe sizes came to be, as well as some comical work stories. Episode Transcript I called the plumber because t...

Published on 12/13/2022 4:45 AM
Divvying Up the Utility Bill

There’s long been talk about how to divvy up the heating expenses in buildings that have tenants. In this episode, Dan Holohan shares some methods he’s seen over the year...

Published on 12/06/2022 4:45 AM
Mistakes Were Made

In this episode, Dan Holohan tells a story that has affected many homeowners since the 1970s and why you should always question whether that boiler feed pump should be th...

Published on 11/29/2022 4:45 AM
Trane Whistles

In this episode, Dan Holohan shares some of the things you have to watch out for when you're converting a steam system to a hot-water system. Episode Transcript He had co...

Published on 11/22/2022 4:45 AM
Learning from the 1930s

In this episode, Dan Holohan takes us back to the 1930s when half of the buildings in the U.S. that had central heating had hydronics. Episode Transcript What I learned d...

Published on 11/15/2022 4:45 AM
Dead Men Tips

You can learn a lot from those who came before you. In this episode, Dan Holohan shares helpful (and somewhat peculiar) tips from the Dead Men. Episode Transcript My long...

Published on 11/08/2022 4:45 AM
Many Tanks!

In this episode, Dan Holohan walks through a job where the Dead Men used the top portion of each cast-iron radiator as a little compression tank. Episode Transcript It al...

Published on 11/01/2022 4:45 AM
How Steam Traps Can Bite You

In this episode, Dan Holohan shares all of the neat devices and techniques that the Dead Men came up with for steam-heating systems and how this knowledge can make you a ...

Published on 10/25/2022 4:45 AM