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An Early History of Comfort Heating

HeatingHelp Posts: 490
edited August 2017 in THE MAIN WALL
An Early History of Comfort Heating

An article about the history of heating by Bern Nagengast

Read the full story here


  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,350
    The author states: "However, steam heating never really became popular for home heating due to perceptions about complexity, noise, and fear of explosions."

    Wrong. Steam became very popular. That's one reason HeatingHelp got started!
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  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 1,866
    Great point, @Steamhead.
  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 1,890
    It was good reading , thanks
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,992
    Bern is ASHRAE's historian. I've bought many old trade magazines from him over the years. Good guy to know.
    Retired and loving it.
  • Roohollah
    Roohollah Member Posts: 131
    As always , you have shared an invaluable stories of which every its paragraph would envisage the difficulties and ordeals of how this paramount industry has been improved over years .

    Thank you profusely for instructing young techs like me to grasp the industry by heart .


    Your loyal student

  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,992
    Thank you, my friend.
    Retired and loving it.