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Are Boilers Dangerous?

John was a custodian for a local school district. We used to call him “20 Questions” because he would constantly ply us with questions about the boilers when we would per...

Published on 04/18/2017 11:32 AM by Ray Wohlfarth
Posted in Steam Heating
Six Boiler Replacement Mistakes

As we are entering the time that most commercial boiler projects are being planned and installed, I would like to share some common steam boiler oversights that I rarely ...

Published on 04/18/2017 11:20 AM by Ray Wohlfarth
Posted in Steam Heating
Why Did The Boiler Fail So Quickly?

For a sales transaction to be successful, there has to be certain expectations for both the buyer and the seller. That same type of arrangement holds true when a building...

Published on 08/13/2015 12:05 PM by Ray Wohlfarth
Posted in Steam Heating
Boilers Outside the Box

When I was young, I used to love watching magicians and was amazed how they would pull something out of what appeared to be an empty hat. That seems to be the kind of cli...

Published on 08/13/2015 12:01 PM by Ray Wohlfarth
Posted in Steam Heating
Connecting New Boilers to Old Pipes

Designing a commercial boiler replacement where you were not the original designer or installer might have some hidden dangers that could haunt you for years. The project...

Published on 08/13/2015 11:51 AM by Ray Wohlfarth
Posted in Steam Heating
Why Boilers Are Still Great

The appointment with the specifying engineer did not go well, at all. I proudly showed him the information about the boilers that I represent and he handed the material b...

Published on 08/13/2015 11:48 AM by Ray Wohlfarth
Posted in Steam Heating