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How to Kill a Boiler

HeatingHelpHeatingHelp Posts: 301
edited February 13 in THE MAIN WALL

imageHow to Kill a Boiler

Often it's someone small and almost camouflaged doing the murder, someone you don't notice because they're always there in the building, like the furniture.

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  • Jamie HallJamie Hall Member Posts: 12,947
    I love the description of that super with the sidewalk. And supers in general. Seems to me the majority of them are well meaning, much maligned, operating on a shoe string budget, and trying to keep ahead of the catastrophes. I can relate!
    Br. Jamie, osb

    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England.

    Hoffman Equipped System (all original except boiler), Weil-Mclain 580, 2.75 gph Carlin, Vapourstat 0.5 -- 6.0 ounces per square inch
  • jumperjumper Member Posts: 1,464
    Hose bibs are dangerous.
  • scott w.scott w. Member Posts: 127
    Dan's stories are always so interesting, human nature being what it is. I am amazed sometimes with the lack of communication between manager/owners and the front line people who actually do the work.. A new steam boiler for an apartment building has to be a large capital expenditure. If the boiler only lasted a short period of time I would be asking a lot of questions.
  • frimifrimi Member Posts: 21
    I always read his stories like the bestseller novel.
    Erin Holohan Haskell
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