Monday, July 28, 2014

Twin City Hose UL® Classified Connectors.

Twin City Hose offers a variety of UL® Classified V's, U's and Straight Flexible Connectors.

This UL® Classification demonstrates compliance with the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, which revised the definition for "lead free" in the Safe Drinking Water Act.

This federally mandated act was signed into law in 2011 and came into effect January 4th, 2014. It regulates the maximum allowable contaminant level of lead with in potable water piping systems.

These products include plumbing hose and fitting assemblies that come into contact with potable water and appliances that provide water for drinking or utilize water in generating beverage or food products.

  • 100% Tested
  • Domestically Fabricated
  • UL® tested and classified lead free products
  • All documents and certifications proving lead free products
  • Alloys covered include, stainless steel and bronze hose and braid with components/end fittings in stainless steel, carbon steel and copper

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Taco Raises The Bar With The Viridian VT-2218 High Efficiency ECM Circulator

With the introduction of the Viridian VT-2218, Taco has upped the ante yet again. This variable speed, high efficiency ECM circulator is the only temperature sensing circulator in its class. Using 85% less electricity than split phase motors, the Viridian VT-2218 is ideally suited for American heating systems based on its ability to monitor Delta-T, thereby maximizing system efficiency and comfort. Operating modes include Delta-T differential temperature, 4 fixed speeds, set point heat, set point cool, and boiler protection. Easy to install and program, the LCD displays mode, setting, watts, supply and return temperatures. The Viridian VT-2218 can handle a best in class 22 feet of head at 18 gpm maximum flow and is the first choice when it comes to hydronic systems zoned with zone valves, radiant loops, injection pumping, snowmelt or hydro-air fan coils. For the ultimate in distribution efficiency, the Viridian VT-2218 can be matched with up to 12 Taco Zone Sentry zone valves on one 40VA transformer.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Powerflushing Your Central Heating Systems

The Fernox Powerflow Flushing Machine will add value to your business and enhance your professional image. Use it to offer a fast, professional and reliable cleaning and flushing service when replacing boilers. Many boiler manufacturers now make the warranty dependent on flushing and cleaning. The Fernox Powerflow Flushing Machine is ideal for keeping you system running like new!

The Powerflow Flushing Machine can be used at temperatures of up to 185 degrees together with Fernox DS40 System Cleaner, System Neutralizer, Powerflushing Cleaner F5 or Cleaner F3. Only one visit to the site is required to powerflush a central heating system.

  • Powerflush central heating systems to remove corrosion debris, sludge and scale 
  • De-scale boilers 
  • Overcome boiler noise and circulation problems 
  • Clean a system with just ONE visit to site
  • High temperature operation to enable faster cleaning

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The Everlast Electric Outlasts Its Competition


The Everlast electric water heater from HTP combines high quality stainless steel construction and energy efficient operation, providing long draws of hot water without consuming large amounts of energy. A cleverly designed water connection directs cold water to the heating element near the bottom of the tank to minimize the mixing of cold and hot water. Durable components, low standby heat losses, high recovery rates, and the industry’s strongest warranty make the Everlast Electric Water Heater an ideal choice for your electric water heating needs.

  • No Anode Rod Required: All coated tanks require anodes to delay the inevitable corrosion and tank failure. the average residential water heater lasts about 13 years. The Everlast residential stainless steel tank will outlast any coated steel tank in the market!
  • Thermostat & High Limit Controls: Adjustable temperature range up to 160ยบ F
  • Hot Water Connections: Outlet connection on the top of the tank (with built in Heat Traps).
  • Minimal Heat-Loss: Heavy duty insulation.
  • Stainless Steel Incoloy Elements: Stainless steel screw plug increases corrosion resistance for longer element life versus conventional elements.
  • The Finest Protection: Laser welded through a concentrated heat source producing high quality, long lasting, 316L stainless steel tank construction (lightweight) - Superior corrosion resistance, eliminates the need for anode rods, protects against harsh water conditions for a lifetime of durability against leaks - Limited LifeTime Warranty (with online registration).