In the complex world of building infrastructure, boilers are fundamental, serving as the cornerstone of heating systems. Much like maintaining personal health, ensuring a building’s boiler is in optimal condition is essential, particularly during the winter.
Electrode boilers have existed in various forms for many decades. However, recent design improvements have closed the output gap while surpassing conventional units — not only in terms of efficiency and simplicity but also responsiveness and safety.
Dan Rettig, senior product manager for heat pumps and sustainability at Lochinvar, sat down with ES Magazine for a podcast interview discussing mechanical room decarbonization and retrofits. Here is a transcribed and edited excerpt of the conversation.