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Mar 22, 2022

Why Hydronic System Protection Isn’t Complete Without a Permanent Magnet…

Work on closed loop hydronic heating and cooling systems?

Does your install or service include equipment protection?

If so, does it include a permanent magnet?

If not; it should, and here’s why…


As soon as a new hydronic system is installed, the clock to counteracting corrosion begins.

Corrosion is a natural process that occurs in every system - resi...

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Oct 14, 2021

GLYCOL – The Facts and Cautions.

Winter is upon us, which means hydronic systems are switching over to heat and guess what comes with that? Glycol! In this article, ADEY’s Antonia Aldridge covers FAQs, the facts and the cautions when using glycol this heating season.

Types of Glycol – which one should I use?

Firstly, the type of glycol being used in a hydronic system is crucial. Always use propylene. Ethylene is extremely toxic – it’s poisonous and human contact with it should ...

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Mar 31, 2021

How Do I Sell Magnetic Filtration to a Homeowner?

Special thanks to Mike DelConte, Heating Sales Director at F.W. Webb for sharing his experiences on this topic.

“As consumers ourselves, it’s very rare that we look at one option or quote, especially when investing in something expensive, and a new boiler is no different. As a contractor, why not provide the homeowner with 3 different quotes: a silver, gold and platinum option? By doing this, the homeowner is getting more than one quote just from you, ...

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Mar 08, 2021

Eric Aune from Mechanical Hub on the Fundamentals of Heat Emitters

WHY AND WHEN TO USE RADIATORS, BASEBOARD, AND RADIANT HEAT

Baseboard Baseboard.JPG The best-known heat emitter across North America, baseboard was invented in the 1950’s after the second world war due to it’s ease of install and cost-effectiveness. Baseboard is typically sized to operate on higher temps 160F-200F. It is not suitable for renewab...

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