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Taco’s White, Jr. talks short-term economy, company

Mechanical Hub recently talked with John Hazen White, Jr., executive chairman of the board and president, Taco Comfort Solutions, about the short-term economy and the company. According to White, the outlook for all sectors is very positive. Consumer confidence is high; people are investing in their homes and businesses are investing in their organizations, be … Continue reading Taco’s White, Jr. talks short-term economy, company

Boston residence transitions to modern hydronic system

Family owned and operated, Boston Standard Plumbing & Heating Inc. focuses on residential and light commercial service, repair and installation work. The company performs boiler, furnace, ductless system work, “and plain ol’ no-heat/no-ac calls. We pride ourselves on getting things done right the first time,” says owner, Joseph Wood. “We operate cleanly and foster a … Continue reading Boston residence transitions to modern hydronic system

Taco Viridian 3452, ECM Circulator for Commercial Systems

Taco’s now-expanded ECM, wet rotor Viridian line includes the VR3452 high efficiency wet rotor variable speed circulator for chilled and hot water applications, offering up to 34 feet of shut-off head and 52 gpm flow.  All settings are accomplished with the user-friendly interface. The permanent magnet ECM motor saves up to 85% of the electrical … Continue reading Taco Viridian 3452, ECM Circulator for Commercial Systems

Solar thermal/condensing boiler project addresses multiple loads, earns energy offset

  In Eagle County, Colorado, local authorities not only promote energy sustainability, but insist on it. Any residential project that incorporates more than 200 square feet of snow melt, for example, must mitigate the load with an offset the draws upon a renewable energy source. So the county required owner to mitigate snowmelt energy draw … Continue reading Solar thermal/condensing boiler project addresses multiple loads, earns energy offset

Avanti Plumbing and Heating, Inc. moves ‘forward’ with hot water recirculation

The Italian word, “Avanti” means “forward.” In the sense of motion, it’s a fitting description of young business owner Anthony Tosco and his three-man company, Avanti Plumbing and Heating, Inc., just west of Philadelphia. Currently, the company offers plumbing, heating, hydronics and air conditioning to customers all over eastern Pennsylvania. Most work consists of residential … Continue reading Avanti Plumbing and Heating, Inc. moves ‘forward’ with hot water recirculation

Taco introduces Viridian 3452, ECM circulator for commercial systems

Taco’s now-expanded ECM, wet rotor Viridian line includes the VR3452 high efficiency wet rotor variable speed circulator for chilled and hot water applications, offering up to 34 feet of shut-off head and 52 gpm flow. All settings are accomplished with the user-friendly interface. The permanent magnet ECM motor saves up to 85% of the electrical … Continue reading Taco introduces Viridian 3452, ECM circulator for commercial systems

Taco’s ID Center earns LEED Gold certification

The Taco Innovation and Development Center (IDC), which opened in mid-2012, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The 24,037-sq.-ft. facility, which houses classrooms and meeting spaces for training and educational purposes, achieved 62 points out of a total of 79 possible points for LEED Gold.     … Continue reading Taco’s ID Center earns LEED Gold certification

Taco announces strategic collaboration with Italian pump manufacturer

  CRANSTON, R.I. — As guests from the media, employees and state and Italian officials gathered at its Innovation and Development Center, Taco, Inc. announced a strategic partnering agreement with Askoll, an Italian manufacturer of pumps used in a variety of industries. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will collaborate on research … Continue reading Taco announces strategic collaboration with Italian pump manufacturer

Mickelson Plumbing & Heating Performs Condensing Add-On

Mickelson Plumbing & Heating, in Missoula, Montana was recently hired to add back-up heat to a wood-fired hydronic system serving three buildings; a home, a shop and a lodge.  The system, which draws heat from an Econoburn gasification boiler and 800-gallon buffer tank, served the family well last winter.  But in the spring of 2014, … Continue reading Mickelson Plumbing & Heating Performs Condensing Add-On

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