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HSI WELCOMES A NEW OUTSIDE SALES ENGINEER

The Hydronic Systems family would like everyone to join in welcoming a new staff member. Marvin Yoder, Jr. is part of HSI’s outside sales team. He is originally from Richmond, Virginia. In 1983, he received his Bachelors Degree from the University of South Flordia.
After arriving at TIGERFLOW in 1995, Marvin quickly became the President.  Along the […]

By |August 6th, 2015|Company News|

DISCOVER THE AERCO ADVANTAGE!

Come visit the AERCO “Road Show” trailer at HSI’s Multi’Vendor Event on September 2nd to see the latest innovations in high-efficiency water heating. Experience first hand the technology behind the AM Series boiler/ water heater, Modulex EXT boiler and the Esteem 399 wall hung boiler. Guests will also learn about AERCO’s full product line offering […]

By |August 6th, 2015|Vendor|

DOE ISSUES A FINAL RULE REGARDING ENERGY CONSERVATION STANDARDS FOR PACKAGED TERMINAL AIR CONDITIONERS & HEAT PUMPS

Source: Energy.gov

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre­publication final rule regarding energy conservation standards for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps (June 30, 2015).

The effective date of this rule is 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.

View PDF: ptac_finalrule

This document is the Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Packaged Terminal […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Industry News|

BOILING POINT: BOILER PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE TESTING AND FREQUENCY

Source: Ware Inc.

Rick Walker and Ritchie Ware take you through the necessary steps to test a boiler pressure relief valve and how to make sure it is operating within the 3% +/- ASME standards. See them demonstrate testing a relief valve at their test station. It is recommended to test your relief valves every 6 […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Industry News|

SEVEN DEAD, 86 INFECTED AS NEW YORK OFFICIALS IDENTIFY AND DISINFECT COOLING TOWERS FILLED WITH LEGIONNAIRES BACTERIA

The number of people infected with Legionnaires’ disease is growing in New York City. On Tuesday, Mayor Bill De Blasio said the city is working to contain the deadly outbreak. CBSN’s Contessa Brewer spoke to CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips about how the disease spreads.
Article Source: The Washington Post
By Ariana Eunjung Cha

The death […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Industry News|

NEW TECH TO TREAT FRACKING WASTEWATER GOES GLOBAL

Source: Water Online
By Sara Jerome
@sarmje

Fracking wastewater treatment technology developed at a national lab is about to go global.

“A company started from technology generated at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is poised to take its machines that clean water around the world. The firm is called IX Power Clean Water and specializes in the design and […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Industry News|

THIS COMMON PRACTICE CREATES BIG HEADACHES FOR WATER UTILITIES

Source: Water Online
By Sara Jerome
@sarmje

Mishandling sewage can mean serious time behind bars. The practice poses a threat to waterways and creates big headaches for water utilities.

“Police say that felony illegal dumping charges carry a maximum of 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000,” KTRK reported.

Two Texas men were arrested in July after […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Industry News|

5 TIPS FOR SUSTAINABLE WASTEWATER OPERATIONS

Source: Water Online

When you think of mavens in the wastewater industry, David St. Pierre has to be near the top of the list. As executive director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), he not only runs the world’s largest wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) — the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant (1.4 BGD) […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Industry News|

EUROPE TO AMERICA: YOUR LOVE OF AIR CONDITIONING IS STUPID

Source: The Washington Post

The weather in Washington, D.C., and Berlin, Germany, has been pretty similar recently. There is one striking difference between the two capitals, though: Whereas many Americans would probably never consider living or working in buildings without air conditioning, many Germans think that life without climate control is far superior.

The divide isn’t limited […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Industry News|

SULZER: PUMPS ENGINEERED FOR EXTREMES

Today’s wastewater is challenging to pumps because of its high content of solid materials. Pumps have to be specifically engineered to avoid clogging. Advances in impeller technology have enabled the design of wastewater pumps with high resistance clogging – even with difficult solids content. With new XFP range, Sulzer now offers a complete product line […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Product, Vendor|