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Viking Pump Hands-On Pump Workshop

Viking Pump training

R.F. MacDonald Co. held its first Viking Pump Training, which included four hands-on pump stations. Station 1: Viking Pump Sealless Mag Drive H8124A Series Station 2: Viking Pump G124A Series Station 3: Viking Pump L Series Internal Relief Valve Station 4: Viking Pump GG4195 Series We want to give a special Thank You to Viking...


We are Now the Taco Pump Distributor in Northern CA

Taco Comfort Solutions

R.F. MacDonald Co. is the new representative for Taco Comfort Solutions in Northern CA, offering commercial pumping and HVAC solutions! Taco Comfort Solutions is one of the most respected manufacturers in the commercial HVAC business, and RFM is proud to announce we will be bringing their products to our customers across the Bay Area and...


Understanding the Different Names, Terms for Steam

steam boiler

Many different terms are used to describe steam in various applications. This inconsistency can result in improper reporting and work order errors. This paper addresses utility steam applications. Any steam application outside of utility steam should follow company policies and regulations of any governing agency or organization. 1. Utility Steam (Live Steam, Plant Steam) Utility...


CB Releases Hydronic Condensing Boiler Animations

hydronic boiler animation

Cleaver-Brooks releases hydronic boiler animations, highlighting ClearFire boilers, skids and Alufer firetube technology. Product animations include: • Hydronic Skid Systems, which have variable flow primary design for maximum operating efficiency and lower total cost of ownership. • ClearFire Condensing Boilers, which have high mass, firetube design for variable flow primary systems, include Alufer technology for...


Total System Efficiency with Condensing Boilers

Condensing Boilers

In condensing boilers, there is a direct correlation between increasing condensation of the flue gas and boiler efficiency gains. Boilers are closed pressure vessels that are used to heat fluids -- either water or steam. They range in size, fluid to be heated, temperature of fluid and design configurations. This paper is the first in...