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"HVAC Pub"- no, I didn't make this up

SteamheadSteamhead Posts: 12,042Member
Found this place at Chicago Midway Airport, where Southwest operates from for Chicagoland. Apparently this is a branch location- the main location is near Wrigley Field:



Good burgers!
All Steamed Up, Inc.
"Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
Oil & Gas Burner Service
Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/all-steamed-up-inc

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  • newagedawnnewagedawn Posts: 543Member
    what type of havc did it use?
    "The bitter taste of a poor install lasts far longer than the JOY of the lowest price"
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 2,209Member, Moderator, Administrator
    This place is worth the trip: https://www.powerhouseeatery.co/

    You dine under the remnants of the water-tube boiler. The menu covers are made of old steam-products literature. And the food's pretty good!
    "By Hammer and Hand All Arts Do Stand."
  • SteamheadSteamhead Posts: 12,042Member

    what type of havc did it use?

    Probably a rooftop unit- I didn't have time to look.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/all-steamed-up-inc
  • Erin Holohan HaskellErin Holohan Haskell Posts: 662Member, Moderator, Administrator
    Nice find! And there's also this bar/restaurant: The Boiler Room
    President
    HeatingHelp.com
  • SteamheadSteamhead Posts: 12,042Member
    Wonder what heats that building now? :(
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/all-steamed-up-inc
  • GroundUpGroundUp Posts: 119Member
    We consolidated an old WW2 weapons factory called FMC or United Defense, depending on the time frame, in Fridley, MN in 2014-15. Took it down from the original 2 million square feet to the current 475,000 sq ft. The original boiler room from 1942 is no longer part of any building, but remains free standing and I'm told is being converted to a brewhouse of some sort. I was there to the 475k facility to cut in some 10&12" OS&Y valves about a month ago and saw a crew working on the old boiler house across the property. Still sporting the old 120ft tall brick stacks, should be a pretty cool place
  • Harvey RamerHarvey Ramer Posts: 2,115Member

    This place is worth the trip: https://www.powerhouseeatery.co/

    You dine under the remnants of the water-tube boiler. The menu covers are made of old steam-products literature. And the food's pretty good!

    Heck, that's only 2 hours away from where I live. Next time i'm up that way I'm making a stop.
    Thanks for the tip!
    Ramer Mechanical
    ramermechanical.com
    To learn more about this professional, click here to visit their ad in Find A Contractor.
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 2,209Member, Moderator, Administrator
    It's right up your alley, Harvey.
    "By Hammer and Hand All Arts Do Stand."
  • Solid_Fuel_ManSolid_Fuel_Man Posts: 935Member
    That place looks cool Dan. Pre-war era industrial is both art and function. Love those big HXers.
    Master electrician specialising in boiler and burner controls, multiple fuel systems, radiant system controls, building controls, and universal refrigeration tech.
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 2,209Member, Moderator, Administrator
    And it’s right on the highway. I drive by it for years before checking it out with friends at nearby convention. Sure glad we did.
    "By Hammer and Hand All Arts Do Stand."
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