Hydronic heating is nothing new. In fact, it’s been around since the mid-1800s; only the technological details have changed. Where once you would have had a massive central boiler that served an entire building, or perhaps a connection to a municipal district heating service, nowadays we see small self-contained systems. The advantages of this are
We’ve very recently blogged about carbon monoxide (CO) detection and the rash of venting problems occurring this winter, but we were shocked and saddened by the recent tragedy of a twelve-year-old Airdrie boy who died from CO poisoning in his own bed. The source of the gas was found to be a condensing boiler unit
Have you ever considered installing a heated driveway? It’s a particularly nice addition to a new build. While the initial cost isn’t trivial, in the long term they are much cheaper to run than you might expect. Boiler Based Hydronic Heat Strategic heating of the pavement is way safer than shovelling, cheaper and faster
Many existing hydronic heating systems out there could benefit from the addition of an Axiom fill system– a type of boiler feed tank that provides improved long term performance and ease of maintenance.
There are a lot of plumbers out there with a basic knowledge of hydronic heating, but without a thorough understanding, it’s too easy to make catastrophic mistakes that can cost a LOT of money years down the road.
We check for cracks, leaks, and damaged and dirty parts to keep you healthy and save you money on heating bills!
With hot water tank regulations changing in the next few years, we’re going to see residential boilers becoming a more popular option. Here’s why.