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September 23, 2016
by mniezgoda@weil-...
Installing Contractor: Falasca MechanicalProject Installation Date: 2011Location: Bridgeton, NJType of Facility: High Rise Apartment BuildingAge of Facility: 45 years old at time of installationBuilding Size: 11-story building with 100 family unitsBuilding Load, Heat...
September 1, 2016
by mniezgoda@weil-...
135 years ago, Isadore and Benjamin Weil opened a modest plumbing business located on Randolph Street in Chicago’s Loop – now a major company you know as Weil-McLain. Since its inception in 1881, we have grown to become a leading designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings across America.
August 25, 2016
by mniezgoda@weil-...
Boiler Replacement Needs: A medical facility in Chicago, IL needed to replace an old, leaking 1 million BTU atmospheric steel tube boiler that required multiple service calls and was constantly wasting energy.Project Installation Date: September 2015Type of Facility: Medical FacilityName of Building: Presence...
August 11, 2016
by mniezgoda@weil-...
With failing boilers and an inefficient heating system, historic Zion Episcopal Church in Oconomowoc, Wis., needed guidance and help. New, high efficiency condensing boilers from Weil-McLain provided the answer to solve their heating woes.
March 15, 2016
by mniezgoda@weil-...
It is not uncommon for property owners or facility managers to wait until a boiler completely breaks down before replacing the unit. To make things worse, these types of failures happen when there is real need for heat (for instance, a very cold day) and since the failure is unexpected, there are rarely emergency funds allocated to fix the problem.
January 8, 2016
by Weil-McLain
Atkinson's first introduction to Weil-McLain boilers was when he was 16 years old working alongside his father. They spent most of their time replacing other manufacturers' boilers with Weil-McLain cast-iron sectional boilers. Weil-McLain boilers first grabbed his attention because of the specific design of the grooved silicone gaskets; the silicone resisted breakdown and...
January 8, 2016
by Weil-McLain
Here's what it all boils down to: At Weil-McLain, we think you should have the straight facts on an often fuzzy issue: boiler efficiency. It's an important factor in selecting a space heating boiler, but what does "efficiency" really mean? For example, commercial boilers may be both very efficient and very inefficient at the same time. How is that possible? The answer is...
January 8, 2016
by Weil-McLain
Many residential homes use boilers to heat water, and provide either hot water or steam for heating. Steam is distributed via pipes to steam radiators, and hot water can be distributed via baseboard radiators or radiant floor systems, or can heat air via a coil. Steam boilers operate at a higher temperature than hot water boilers, and are inherently less efficient. Weil-McLain...
January 8, 2016
by Weil-McLain
A lot of schools and universities in the U.S. have older boiler heating systems that are inefficient and could benefit from retrofits targeting energy improvements or boiler replacements. The following are examples of what could be done to improve their energy efficiency, reduce the operating costs, extend the life of the equipment and increase building occupants comfort.
January 8, 2016
by Weil-McLain