Reviving Blue Collar Work

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A couple weeks ago, I outlined and (hopefully) debunked four common myths about skilled labor. While these stereotypes about blue collar work may have been true 50 years ago, they simply aren’t the case in today’s world. In the 90s and early 00s, everything was about the business world. Wall Street was going gangbusters, this new fangled thing called the …

How Boiler Maintenance Affects Life Cycle Costs

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There are many numbers thrown about estimating the savings by performing certain maintenance activities. I remember meeting with a potential customer and showing him the list of estimated savings possible by performing various maintenance tasks. The owner looked at the list and said, If I do all these tasks, the utility company will owe me money each month because the …

CHP No Longer Perceived Negatively by Utilities

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Attitudes to combined heat and power technology have transformed, according to speakers at the world’s largest electric power conference. Chilkoot Ward, Director of Utilities at the University of Alaska told an audience attending the POWER-GEN conference in Las Vegas that the technology is now gaining favorable attention, in stark contrast to its previous treatment. “There’s been a change in the …

Success Will Come and Go, But Integrity is Forever

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If I could teach only one value to live by, it would be this: Success will come and go, but integrity is forever. Integrity means doing the right thing at all times and in all circumstances, whether or not anyone is watching. It takes having the courage to do the right thing, no matter what the consequences will be. Building …

Lima Company Launches Expanded Climate Control / Refrigeration Division

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Lima Company is proud to announce the launch of our new Climate Control/ Refrigeration Division. Lima Company has hired a team of ten refrigeration technicians who have been together for many years, brought on additional experienced management and invested in new trucks, equipment and technology to better serve our current clients and open doors to new clients. Refrigeration services are …

Does Your Commercial Water Heater Have An Expansion Tank And A Properly Working T & P Valve?

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An expansion tank or expansion vessel is a small tank used to protect closed water heating systems and domestic hot water systems from excessive pressure. The tank is partially filled with air, whose compressibility cushions shock caused by water hammer and absorbs excess water pressure caused by thermal expansion. The modern vessel is a small container divided in two by …

Spending A Fortune On Your Hot Water?

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We have the solution. We recommend that you consider converting to a Bradford White eF Series super high efficient commercial gas water heater. These water heaters boast the highest efficiency rating, greatest venting flexibility and quietest operation of any commercial gas water heater in its class. Its unprecedented 99.1% thermal efficiency reduces utility expenses, saves money and qualifies for tax …