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Which Books to Buy

Brycewvu Member Posts: 27
I am looking to buy either The Lost Art of Steam Heating or The Lost Art ....Revisited. Does the revisited version include everything from the original along with new information or do i need to buy both?

I already have We Got Steam Heat and I am also looking at buying Greening SteamThe Lost Art.... Companion, and I'm open to any other recommendations you all may have for me. Are these other books worth the read for a homeowner with a single pipe system?
Mad Dog_2


  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,832
    Get Revisited. I'm pretty sure it has everything from the original, plus a lot more.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Mad Dog_2Erin Holohan Haskell
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,525
    Yes, I added much more that I had learned over the years since 1992. Thanks. 
    Retired and loving it.
    Mad Dog_2Erin Holohan HaskellCLamb
  • ratio
    ratio Member Posts: 3,625
    I have both, but I bought the first one before there was a revised edition. If I had to do it over...I'd buy both again.
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,920
    Get them all..Mad Dog 🐕 
  • ChrisJ
    ChrisJ Member Posts: 15,671
    I also liked Greening Steam. I'm not sure where that falls between the original Lost Art and revisited.

    Single pipe quasi-vapor system. Typical operating pressure 0.14 - 0.43 oz. EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Control for Residential Steam boilers. Rectorseal Steamaster water treatment
  • Brycewvu
    Brycewvu Member Posts: 27
    Thanks for the advise. Lost Art Revisited is on its way.
    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • dabrakeman
    dabrakeman Member Posts: 552
    I have the Greening book and have read LAOSH revisited. Greening book is very concise and great "lookup" type manual for charts tables and diagrams. LAOSH is a better read.