May 11, 2016
RPA honors five under 30 as their inaugural 'Rising Radiant Professionals'
The Radiant Professionals Alliance selected five exceptional young individuals, each under 30 years old, to be honored as recipients of its “Rising Radiant Professionals” award.
Mar 10, 2017
Residential Radiant: Snow-melted driveway takes on Old Man Winter
Building a substantially larger French-style home with smart, energy efficient technology takes time. The home was under construction for two years, but the masterpiece is now complete.
Feb 10, 2017
Notable achievements and changes too
As I enter into the fifth year of my career with the Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA)... I feel a great deal of pride in knowing that we, as an industry have become stronger today than we were when I first joined the RPA.
Feb 8, 2017
RPA holds successful Annual Membership Meeting during AHR Expo
The Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) held its Annual Membership Meeting at the AHR Expo in Las Vegas on Jan. 30, after sponsoring several radiant and hydronics classes during the conference.
Jan 17, 2017
Weekly Product Gallery: Johnson Controls, Hydronics Manufacturing, Webstone, SaniFlo, Valvin and Galeton
This week the gallery includes a hybrid cooling system, panels for radiant wall and ceiling applications, new valves for use with pressing systems, a condensate neutralization kit and more.
Jan 12, 2017
The pros of batting cleanup
You’ve been there too, and the call asking for your help is a Siren’s song too hard to resist. You know you want to see what corners the bums cut to undercut your bids.
Jan 6, 2017
Mechanical contractor shares three Golden Rules for success
Encouraged by an uptick in activity across the D.C. Metro/Northern Virginia region, Foley is enthusiastic about being involved in nearly every aspect of his business these days.
Dec 13, 2016
Attaching Uni-Panels to a concrete slab
Here is a cost and labor effective installation method – gluing and nailing the Uni-Panels to the slab.
Dec 13, 2016
Weekly Product Gallery: American Standard, Viega, Danfoss, Culligan, Caleffi and Armstrong
This week the product gallery includes a steel bathtub, new union fittings for use with pressing tools, a thermostat designed for electric floor heating, a reverse osmosis system, a line of pressure reducing valves and more.
Dec 12, 2016
Remodeling with a radiant wall, floor system
Here are more pictures of the home that was remodeled with radiant walls. Besides dramatically improving the heating comfort for the occupants, the transformation of the living space, working with exactly the same building footprint, was remarkable.
Dec 12, 2016
Residential radiant remodeling
Besides dramatically improving the heating comfort for the occupants, the transformation of the living space, working with exactly the same building footprint, was remarkable.
Dec 6, 2016
Weekly Product Gallery: General Pipe Cleaners, Stafford, Steamist, Moen, Spirax Sarco and Uponor
This week the product gallery features a pipe thawing machine, a full line of stainless steel shaft collars and couplings, a digital shower system, an industrial-inspired faucet, a thermodynamic steam trap and more.
Dec 5, 2016
RPA and ASSE International certify first 11 professionals to become Hydronics Systems Instructors
The RPA and ASSE International are pleased to announce the certification of the first 11 hydronics and radiant industry professionals to pass the ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Standard 19210 Train the Trainer Course.
Nov 22, 2016
Weekly Product Gallery: Pioneer, Grundfos, Watts, Matco-Norca, Mansfield and Sonoma Forge
This week the product gallery includes a residential lavatory faucet, a domestic booster pump, a pre-piped pumping station for use in radiant applications, a range of lead-free brass fittings, a low-flow toilet and more.
Oct 12, 2016
Unique mini split installation at an off-Broadway theater
The reason the condensers weren’t installed directly on top of the theater was that tenants in adjacent apartments wouldn’t tolerate the noise. Inside the theater, system noise from the colossal ductwork was worse yet.
Sep 29, 2016
Viega announces Submittal Builder Tool for ViegaPEX and radiant systems
The online tool allows users to easily and accurately create professional, customized project submittals for ViegaPEX and radiant systems.
Sep 15, 2016
RPA, Taco Inc. to offer training and certification program for hydronic heating and cooling installers
The Radiant Professionals Alliance is pleased to announce a partnership with Taco Inc. to provide the first-ever RPA training and ASSE certification program for hydronic heating and cooling installers.
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