Top 3 Reasons to Visit Willbanks at the TAMU Career Fair

Willbanks will be attending Texas A&M University’s 2017 PAID (Professional Association for Industrial Distribution) Fall Career Fair happening on September 21st. Here are the top three reasons to stop by and chat with the Willbanks team:

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Top 3 Reasons to Visit Willbanks at the TAMU Career Fair

Willbanks will be attending Texas A&M University’s 2017 PAID (Professional Association for Industrial Distribution) Fall Career Fair happening on September 21st. Here are the top three reasons to stop by and chat with the Willbanks team:

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7 Warning Signs You Need A Professional Boiler Inspection

Oil and gas boilers heat approximately one out of four commercial buildings. They also provide hot water for sinks and appliances. You can find boilers in numerous offices, cleaning facilities and hospitals across Texas. This equipment plays a crucial role in buildings with considerable heat or water needs, so it's vital to perform adequate maintenance. Be sure to schedule a professional boiler inspection if you notice any of these warning signs:

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9 Essential Questions for Choosing Your Building’s Boiler Service Vendor

Boiler repair or replacement in a commercial or industrial setting requires extensive knowledge and experience. The wrong vendor can cause damage to your boiler and any equipment it feeds. When choosing a company to service your building’s boiler, be sure to consider these questions.

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Texas Boiler Code Update: Boiler Room Ventilation Requirements

The Texas Boiler Code received some important updates for 2016, many of which focus on boiler room ventilation requirements. It is important to review and understand these updates to make sure your setup is compliant and running as safely and efficiently as possible.

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Boiler Basics: What Are The Different Types Of Boilers?

ICI — or industrial, commercial, and institutional — boilers create steam or heated water, providing heat for climate control and industrial processes. From hospitals and schools to factories and food production,  boilers are an intrinsic piece of equipment for institutions and operations across many industries. Boilers vary in size and intensity, employing different heat sources and methods of heat exchange. The following are the types of boilers most commonly used in industrial and commercial settings, along with some terms to know when trying to differentiate between different boiler styles and  figuring out their ideal uses.                     

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Hot Tips for Boiler Maintenance

One of the most important but overlooked systems in a building consists of an elaborate maze of gauges, pipes, and wires in the basement whose function it is to provide hot water and a warm environment. Through proper operation and regular boiler maintenance, equipment can last a very long time with minimal issues.

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5 Advantages of a High-Efficiency Boiler

Boiler technology has changed drastically in recent years. No longer must a facility’s heating system take up an expansive area or cost a fortune to operate. New innovations have made it possible for boilers to be safer, smaller, and far more efficient to operate than old steam boilers. Along with this efficient operation comes some related advantages that most facility managers will find highly attractive. If it’s done right, making the switch to energy efficient heating yields several great benefits.

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The Great Debate: Steam or Hot Water Boiler?

Boilers are an intrinsic part of many facilities, aiding in certain operations, preserving and protecting sensitive materials and equipment, and ensuring the comfort and health of building occupants. Steam boilers were the old standby for many years. Lately, however, many outfits have been swapping out their old steam boilers for newer hot water units. This can be a smart choice, but is it always the best way to go? Frankly, there is no definitive “yes” or “no” answer. You have to carefully consider each type of boiler in the context of certain key categories and weigh that against the needs of your facility and operations.

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