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Bank the Furnace: Melting the New Gilded Age - Truth-Out

Furnace Maintenance - 4 January 2017 - 8:34am

Bank the Furnace: Melting the New Gilded Age
Truth-Out
Countless people have sacrificed their lives and well-being to the care and maintenance of the ideas inked into those old pieces of parchment, because the ideas are pretty damned good." Maybe, just maybe, the reason why people of such great means and ...

Peoples Gas wishes customers an energy-efficient new year - Yahoo Finance

Water Heater - 4 January 2017 - 6:07am

Peoples Gas wishes customers an energy-efficient new year
Yahoo Finance
CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the new year has arrived, Peoples Gas wants to encourage customers to add energy efficiency to their list of ...

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Officials: Fire breaks out in water heater at Northwest Washington restaurant - WJLA

Water Heater - 4 January 2017 - 4:53am

Officials: Fire breaks out in water heater at Northwest Washington restaurant
WJLA
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — A fire broke out at a restaurant in Northwest Washington late Tuesday evening, DC Fire and EMS reported. According to officials, a small fire started in a water heater and was quickly put out. The restaurant is located in the 600 ...

School maintenance staff to work on Meadow Bridge boiler - Beckley Register-Herald

Boiler news - 4 January 2017 - 1:06am

School maintenance staff to work on Meadow Bridge boiler
Beckley Register-Herald
George said maintenance staff had to make repairs to the coal-fired boiler earlier this school year to get it up and running. If the boiler cannot be repaired, George said the district will consider single-room electric heaters similar to the temporary ...

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault - Philly.com

Home Inspection - 4 January 2017 - 1:05am

Philly.com

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault
Philly.com
Roxana Stuart points out damage in a second floor bathroom from a leak upstairs in her Berkley Street home. by Allison Steele, Staff Writer. Allison Steele. Staff Writer. The builder of four Camden townhouses that have been the subject of complaints ...

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault - Philly.com

Home Inspection - 4 January 2017 - 1:05am

Philly.com

Camden contractor: Leaks in new homes aren't my fault
Philly.com
Roxana Stuart points out damage in a second floor bathroom from a leak upstairs in her Berkley Street home. by Allison Steele, Staff Writer. Allison Steele. Staff Writer. The builder of four Camden townhouses that have been the subject of complaints ...

Checking Your Pipes Each Day May Keep the Plumber Away - KVRR

Furnace Maintenance - 3 January 2017 - 10:11pm

KVRR

Checking Your Pipes Each Day May Keep the Plumber Away
KVRR
He said there are a few more pieces of maintenance homeowners can do to prevent a larger problem. “Just keep your furnace serviced. Make sure that's working well and keep your gas meters uncovered outside from getting them covered in snow,” he said.

Kewanee Boiler still heating historic hall at Augustana - Kewanee Star Courier

Boiler news - 3 January 2017 - 6:56pm

Kewanee Boiler still heating historic hall at Augustana
Kewanee Star Courier
Carrie Gustafson mentioned one day at Rotary that her nephew, Rashaun DeBord of Kewanee, had sent her a photo of a vintage silver Kewanee Boiler he spotted in the basement of a building at Augustana College in Rock Island where he is a senior history ...

4 New Year's resolutions for your home - OCRegister

Water Heater - 3 January 2017 - 6:38pm

OCRegister

4 New Year's resolutions for your home
OCRegister
Sediment buildup at the bottom of the tank means it takes longer for the flame to heat the water, preventing the unit from working efficiently. Sediment also causes cracks in a water heater and with enough buildup, the tank might stop working altogether.

Angie's List: Home New Year's Resolutions - MyWabashValley

Water Heater - 3 January 2017 - 5:23pm

MyWabashValley

Angie's List: Home New Year's Resolutions
MyWabashValley
Angie Hicks with Angie's List, “Plumbers tell us the leading cause of cracks in your water heater is the build-up of calcium and lime in the tank. That's why the flushing of the sediment each year is a real money saver.” Another annual chore some of us ...

Boiler failure closes court | Local News | gloucestertimes.com - Gloucester Daily Times

Boiler news - 3 January 2017 - 5:07pm

Boiler failure closes court | Local News | gloucestertimes.com
Gloucester Daily Times
Tuesday, however, no one was feeling any heat at all. A weekend boiler failure shut down the heating systems throughout the Main Street building housing the ...

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Boiler malfunction closes Klahowya - Kitsap Sun

Boiler news - 3 January 2017 - 5:06pm

Boiler malfunction closes Klahowya
Kitsap Sun
CENTRAL KITSAP —Klahowya Secondary School was closed Tuesday, the first day of school after winter break, due to a boiler malfunction that might have tainted the drinking water. District officials Monday learned that the school's boiler system had ...

Nobody wants to buy J.Lo's luxe LA home - New York Post

Home Inspection - 3 January 2017 - 3:56pm

New York Post

Nobody wants to buy J.Lo's luxe LA home
New York Post
This means that there's an accepted offer on a home, but certain criteria — especially from an appraisal and home inspection — must be met in order for the sale to close. Per Realtor.com, these contingencies protect buyers who wish to back out of a ...

The dangers of freezing water & boilers - PropertyCasualty360

Boiler news - 3 January 2017 - 3:18pm

PropertyCasualty360

The dangers of freezing water & boilers
PropertyCasualty360
One particularly susceptible failsafe is a boiler's low water cutoff (LWCO). An LWCO is designed to alert the boiler that it does not contain sufficient water to “fire,” and prevents the boiler's burners from igniting until a safe water level has been ...

The hot and cold hidden costs of home ownership - Red Bank Hub

Home Inspection - 3 January 2017 - 1:05pm

Red Bank Hub

The hot and cold hidden costs of home ownership
Red Bank Hub
Additionally, it's smart to have a thorough home inspection conducted that carefully assesses features and components that affect energy and water usage. “Be sure the home inspector checks the heating and cooling systems, windows for efficiency, attics ...

Data Center Precision Air Conditioner Market in APAC to Boom Due ... - Business Wire (press release)

Air Conditioner - 3 January 2017 - 12:03pm

Business Wire (press release)

Data Center Precision Air Conditioner Market in APAC to Boom Due ...
Business Wire (press release)
Technavio has published a new report on the data center precision air conditioner market in APAC from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) ...

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Air Conditioning – Market Trends and Forecasts from Technavio - Business Wire (press release)

Air Conditioner - 3 January 2017 - 10:43am

Business Wire (press release)

Air Conditioning – Market Trends and Forecasts from Technavio
Business Wire (press release)
“Central air conditioners are meant to circulate cool air through a system of return ducts and supply. These supply ducts function by carrying the cooled air from the air conditioners to the home. This cooled air that is circulated becomes warm and ...

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Let's see if you can make these last longer than you did last year… - WSB Radio

Furnace Maintenance - 3 January 2017 - 8:09am

WSB Radio

Let's see if you can make these last longer than you did last year…
WSB Radio
I will take an hour out of my busy year to have my garage door inspected and have general maintenance preformed on it. I know, it's just your old garage door, but it is the largest moving thing on your home and it needs some tlc too. Just FYI – this ...

Explore the Schuylkill Highlands - bctv.org

Furnace Maintenance - 3 January 2017 - 7:42am

bctv.org

Explore the Schuylkill Highlands
bctv.org
Established in 1994, the Friends of Hopewell Furnace is the official non-profit fundraising arm of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. A 501(c)3 citizen organization, its mission is to support the preservation, maintenance and programs of Hopewell ...

Bedford Firefighters Find Hot Water Heater Wires Arcing - WBIW.com

Water Heater - 3 January 2017 - 6:40am

Bedford Firefighters Find Hot Water Heater Wires Arcing
WBIW.com
(BEDFORD) - Bedford Fire Department firefighters were called to a home in the 1510 block of F Street early Monday morning after a report of a fire in the basement. When firefighters from all three stations arrived at 1:29 a.m. they found wires in the ...

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