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Domestic Hot Water

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    Products

    Pneumatic fasteners; skylights; instantaneous water heaters

     
  • Protecting Water Heaters With Expansion Tanks

    Q. We recently had to replace our relatively new gas-fired water heater when its internal flue tube collapsed, ruining the thermostat and causing hot combustion gases to spew out the front. The installer, who claimed that the water heater was ruined by thermal expansion, added a thermal-expansion...

     
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    Installing On-Demand Water Heaters

    Compact tankless water heaters free up valuable space and save energy, but sizing and installation require a unique approach.

     
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    Using PEX in solar water heating; solar hot-water storage; hot-water recirculation; leak testing

     
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    Solar Hot Water 101

    Solar water heating has a proven record of cutting energy costs. Here's what you need to know to help customers choose the right system.

     
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    Who Says There's No Free Lunch?

    Homemade biodiesel

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Hot-water recirculation retrofit; bathroom lighting; cooktops

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Water heaters; cabinet hardware

     
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    Ground-Source Heating & Cooling Gets Better

    Direct-exchange heat-pump technology is pushing energy efficiency through the roof, and because it requires far fewer feet of ground loop, systems can be retrofitted even on small lots.

     
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    Letters

    Hispanic labor; strong hips; attic mold; water-heater efficiency; tandem compressors; more

     
 
 
 
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