Why that $60 “special” boiler service really isn’t benefiting your system
When it comes to HVAC system health, the thoroughness of your boiler service is key. Some boiler services may seem like a good deal, but what is actually included as part of that service?
Is a *$60 “special” service really benefiting your system? Understanding the level of service you’re getting for your money may encourage you to think twice about the price.
Why is it even important?
Without a comprehensive service, your system could suf...
Why install a filter on top of using a chemical cleaner and inhibitor?
The best way to explain it is to compare it to car care. You would still put an oil filter on a brand new car; you wouldn’t wait for the engine to get a bit grubby before deciding to fit a filter onto it. That’s the same theory behind installing a filter on a hydronic heating system, even if you’re using chemicals.
In a heating system that is old and has been installed for quite some time, even if you clean it and use an inhibitor, you can never guarantee it would be 1...
Does propylene glycol protect a system?
Firstly, before adding any propylene glycol to a system, you should understand the design life of it. Often, the less expensive propylene glycol holds a shorter design life of 3 – 5 years, whereas the premium propylene glycol holds a design life of roughly up to 15 years.
As propylene glycol begins to degrade, it becomes acidic, which as you can imagine has a major impact on key components within the system – attacking metal surfaces such as iron pipework, pumps and he...
Two new appointments for ADEY Innovation
ADEY Innovation LLC, creators of the MagnaClean magnetic dirt filters, announces two new appointments to support their range of water treatment products throughout the North American market, to support increasing demand.
ADEY are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Lapinsky as East Coast Area Sales Manager. Andrew is familiar face within the industry with over 20 years of experience in the hydronic market. Andrew said – “ADEY’s innovative ideas are somethin...