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September 23, 2016
Installing Contractor: Falasca Mechanical Project Installation Date: 2011 Location: Bridgeton, NJ Type of Facility: High Rise Apartment Building Age of Facility: 45 years old at time of installation Building Size: 11-story building with 100 family units Building Load,...
September 1, 2016
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
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 2015 Type of Facility: Medical Facility Name of Building:...
August 11, 2016
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
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...
January 8, 2016
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...
January 8, 2016
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
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...
January 8, 2016
Updated September 30, 2020 A lot of light commercial and residential buildings in the U.S. have older boiler heating systems that are inefficient and could benefit from higher efficiency retrofits 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...