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Maddock Industries to Host Modern Boiler Technology Seminar

June 27, 2023

Earn 8 PDH hours toward continuing education requirements The HVAC industry is in a constant state of evolution – it can be challenging to keep pace with the changes. To help engineers stay abreast of new developments, Maddock Industries is partnering with the Mestek Boiler Group, parent company of RBI, to host a free, one-day…

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Vertical Inline vs. Base-Mounted Pumps: A Comparison

June 16, 2023

Many familiar with vertical inline (VIL) pumps—such as the Armstrong 4300 Series pumps—and their numerous benefits wonder why base-mounted pumps are still being specified and installed considering their antiquity and being more costly to install. Side-by-Side Comparison If you’re still not sold on inline vs. base-mounted pumps, here is a comparison: Vertical Inline Pumps Base-Mounted…

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Now Available: Armstrong DEPM Vertical Inline Pump up to 50 Horsepower

June 14, 2023

Armstrong has released three new Design Envelope Permanent Magnet (DEPM) vertical inline (VIL) pumps with intelligent variable speed (IVS) control and horsepower capacity up to 50. The new Armstrong DEPM IVS pumps are ultra-lightweight, compact and reduce pumping energy consumption by 35-65% compared to conventional integrated pumps and pumps with standalone drives. These DEPM IVS…

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Intelligent Variable Speed (IVS) Pump Control from Armstrong

June 12, 2023

Rising energy costs and sustainability governance are driving the development of new technologies to improve the performance of buildings. Armstrong has answered the challenge with unparalleled pumping efficiency and performance by combining Design Envelope (DE) vertical inline (VIL) pumps, motors and intelligent variable speed (IVS) controllers. How IVS Works In a chilled water system, a…

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Watertube vs. Firetube Boilers: A Comparison

June 8, 2023

The variety of boilers on the market can make searching for a new one a complicated task. If efficiency tops your wish list, consider a condensing boiler. Condensing boilers are more efficient than non-condensing boilers, given the right water temperatures and building conditions. There are two primary categories of condensing boilers: firetube and watertube. Firetube…

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PICVs Maximize Climate Comfort with Minimal Energy

April 7, 2023

Pressure independent control valves (PICVs) help pumps run slower and minimize the energy consumption of hydronics systems When you’re managing a large/high-rise building where the temperature variances make some areas too cold and others too hot, you know the frustration that comes from trying to keep tenants comfortable without driving your energy consumption levels through…

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Vertical Stack Heat Pump Replacement Chassis & Parts

November 17, 2022

Not much is worse for condo owners and apartment tenants when the heat goes out when the weather turns cold. Given today’s supply chain challenges, you don’t want to wait more than a day let alone 12-16 weeks for vertical stack heat pump replacement chassis and parts, which burn out every 10-15 years (sometimes sooner)….

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Pipe-to-Wall Penetration Seals You Can Trust

October 19, 2022

There’s very little room for error when it comes to groundwater intrusion, which is why we stock Link-Seal® products for pipe-to-wall penetration sealing you can rely on. American-Made Durability for Leak-Proofing You Don’t Have to Think About Link-Seal is an American-made modular, elastomer sealing system that creates a permanent, hydrostatic seal for nearly any cylindrical…

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Spirotherm VDX1000 Implementation

September 18, 2022

Below is a photo of Spirotherm’s large quad hydraulic air and dirt separator (VDX1000) that was implemented for the high-rise building Old Town Park in Chicago by Heatmasters and sourced/supported by Maddock Industries. Spirotherm is expected to save the building owner at least $4,000 per year in energy costs. Protecting their boilers from overflowing and…

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How to Ensure Indoor Air Quality for Maximum Health & Productivity

August 30, 2022

Maintaining the indoor air quality of your building has never been a more important. From allergens to mold to CO2, indoor air that contains unhealthy levels of airborne contaminants, gases or pathogens is a threat to human health, safety and productivity. But with the arrival of COVID-19, school, office and retail building occupants got an…

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