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When was the original HeatingHelp.com started?

Tim McElwainTim McElwain Posts: 4,248Member
I have been hanging around here for quite a while jut not sure when I first got involved. I know it was after I met Dan in New Hampshire. We were both presenters at a training seminar.

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  • SteamheadSteamhead Posts: 13,117Member
    It was around in the 1990s..............
    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: 1,113Member, Moderator, Administrator
    It was 1997. Here’s a walk down memory lane: https://heatinghelp.com/blog/a-timeline-of-heatinghelp-com/ Thanks for being part of it all!
    President
    HeatingHelp.com
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 14,701Member, Moderator, Administrator
    Thanks to all! When we started, Amazon had 250 employees and sold only books. I asked our web guy at the time to link to them. He told me they would never make it because people looking for books would never go to a URL with a name like that.
    Retired and loving it.
  • lchmblchmb Posts: 2,941Member
    When I first started coming here, this place got me in SOOO much trouble at work!! People kept telling me "you cant learn off the internet" Hands on and listen to the old guys... well I'd go to work and say I learned it this way or the guys on Heatinghelp said "do this"... amazing fireworks!! LOL Now I'm the old guy and I tell everyone I can. go here and listen/learn!!
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 14,701Member, Moderator, Administrator
    Great story!
    Retired and loving it.
  • TimcoTimco Posts: 2,927Member
    I remember one long list of threads. Just The Wall.
    Technical Support Manager, HTP Comfort Solutions.
  • Tim McElwainTim McElwain Posts: 4,248Member
    1997 I was working for Honeywell back then and had just started going on the road with my Gas Appliance Service Training and Consulting company. I left the gas company in 1994 and worked for Honeywell 1994 until 1999. In 1999 I opened my training center in Warren RI. So if memory serves me I joined HH around 1998. I think that was right before I actually met Dan face to face in New Hampshire. It has been quite a journey.

    I want to say thank you to the Holohan family for allowing me to be here for so long. You have been a great help to my business along the way.
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 14,701Member, Moderator, Administrator
    And thanks to you, Tim!
    Retired and loving it.
  • Erin Holohan HaskellErin Holohan Haskell Posts: 1,113Member, Moderator, Administrator
    Thanks for sharing your knowledge and friendship with us, Tim.
    President
    HeatingHelp.com
  • EBEBRATT-EdEBEBRATT-Ed Posts: 5,914Member
    @DanHolohan & @Tim McElwain have been a great resource for all
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 14,701Member, Moderator, Administrator
    Thanks
    Retired and loving it.
  • Big Ed_4Big Ed_4 Posts: 1,126Member
    "One more time down the Wall"
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
  • gerry gillgerry gill Posts: 2,951Member
    lchmb said:

    When I first started coming here, this place got me in SOOO much trouble at work!! People kept telling me "you cant learn off the internet" Hands on and listen to the old guys... well I'd go to work and say I learned it this way or the guys on Heatinghelp said "do this"... amazing fireworks!! LOL Now I'm the old guy and I tell everyone I can. go here and listen/learn!!

    yup- this site inspired me to pursue steam heat for a living!
    gwgillplumbingandheating.com

    Serving Cleveland's eastern suburbs from Cleveland Heights down to Cuyahoga Falls.

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