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Saving History

Step off of West 44th Street and into the lobby and look to your left. The artists (and we must call them that) who crafted that magnificent marble staircase were masters...

Published on 03/30/2018 6:35 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in Steam Heating
Commercial Steam Boiler Replacement

Around the turn of the last century, Washington, D.C. was a growing metropolis. In an effort to house the burgeoning population, a building boom ensued.

Published on 12/07/2017 1:11 PM by Dan Foley
Posted in Steam Heating
Commercial Steam Heating

My company has installed and serviced residential steam boilers since it started more than ten years ago. We have also developed a profitable niche of repairing, servicin...

Published on 12/07/2017 12:56 PM by Dan Foley
Posted in Steam Heating
Steam Heating System Renovation

The list of steam heating contractors who have installed a completely new steam heating system is not long. By complete, I mean boiler, piping, risers, valves and radiato...

Published on 08/23/2017 5:44 PM by Dan Foley
Posted in Steam Heating
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Old Houses, Old Systems

One of the things I love most about this business is the history of the heating systems in the old homes we work in. I enjoy poking around in the basements of old homes t...

Published on 07/28/2017 3:20 PM by Dan Foley
Posted in Steam Heating and Hot-Water Heating
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Steam Boiler Rescue

My Sunday mornings are usually spent catching up on proposals, writing, design work and other tasks that have slipped through the cracks over the previous week and can be...

Published on 07/28/2017 2:41 PM by Dan Foley
Posted in Steam Heating
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Original Glory: Restoring an Old Firehouse

Christian Garibaldi lives in a firehouse, but the only fire he’s ever encountered was during a test drive in a Ferrari F430. He’d spent over a decade as an automotive tec...

Published on 12/18/2016 3:25 PM by Erin Holohan Haskell
Posted in Steam Heating
The Human Thermostat

My children attended a local elementary school that was affiliated with the church we also attend. My company does the heating service for the church and school. For year...

Published on 08/13/2015 11:33 AM by Ray Wohlfarth
Posted in Steam Heating