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Freezing Univentilator Coils

I had written a story for Plumbing & Mechanical a while back about a fella in Canada who sent me this email: "Our problem is that five out of hundreds of univentilator co...

Published on 05/08/2023 3:15 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in Steam Heating
Frozen Steam Coils

Frozen steam coils always seem to happen at the worst of times, don’t they? You’re busy because it’s cold enough to freeze coils. The place with the frozen coil contains ...

Published on 03/08/2022 3:35 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in Steam Heating
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Why Do Steam Coils Freeze?

This e-mail showed up in my inbox one day. "Our problem is that five out of hundreds of univentilator coils freeze up on a regular basis. They are part of two pipe steam ...

Published on 06/24/2014 8:04 AM by Dan Holohan
Posted in Steam Heating