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Take a stroll through HVAC history in our Heating Museum. This section of our website preserves history and answers that so-important question: What the heck is that thing? Whenever you run across anything unusual, chances are you’ll find the old literature about it right here.

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Trane Mercury Seal Ad (1901)

This document contain an ad from Domestic Engineering (circa 1901) featuring the Trane Mercury Seal which was attached to an old steam heating system or to an old vapor p...

Published on 01/19/2021 10:25 AM
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G.M. Davis Air Valve Patent (1889)

On June 11, 1889, the G.M. Davis Regulator Company of Chicago, Illinois patented the Victor No. 2, an automatic air vent for steam radiators. It worked by the expansion o...

Published on 06/05/2019 4:16 PM
Posted in Heating Museum