This catalog from Benoist Brothers of Mount Vernon, IL, showcases their furnaces, circulators, tank heaters, and laundry stoves.
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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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This is a great article from Home Energy Magazine. The author is Jonathan Beers, Residential Services Manager at Madison Gas and Electric Company. We thank him for giving...
Here is a very informative brochure about furnaces, written by Jonathan Beers, who is the Residential Services Manager Madison Gas and Electric Company. We thank him for ...
Furnace Heating: A Practical and Comprehensive Treatise on Warming Buildings with Hot Air was written by William G. Snow and published in 1915. This is the Fifth Edition.
Here is a circa-1932 patent for a humidifier that also cleaned the air in the room. Thanks to Gerry Gill for finding and sharing this patent with us.
Humidity in House Heating: The Cause And Control of Air Dryness In House Heating is a circa-1929 booklet from the Dominion Fuel Board and the Natural Resources Intelligen...
Here is an old brochure about home heating in 1916. Thanks to Thomas M. Long, P.E.
This brochure from October, 1924 tells all about the "Heat at low cost" that's available to those who choose Perfect heaters from Richardson & Boynton Co.
This wonderful booklet is from The Hess Warming and Ventilating Co. of Chicago, IL. Along with it, you'll find a sales letter from George Hess to L.H.
Here is a nice four-page booklet from 1957 about Bryant Automatic Gas Heating. Thanks to John Mills for scanning and sharing.