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Take a stroll through HVAC history in our Heating Museum. This section of our website preserves history and answers that so-important question: What the heck is that thing? Whenever you run across anything unusual, chances are you’ll find the old literature about it right here.

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A History of the Radiator

Brian Roberts & Paul Yunnie compiled this document that contains beautiful vintage advertisements and illustrations of radiators from the mid to late 1800s and early 1900...

Published on 02/07/2024 2:34 PM by Brian Roberts & Paul Yunnie
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Building Technology Heritage Library

The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical ...

Published on 02/24/2016 8:26 AM
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Gold's "Mattress" Radiator

Gold's Mattress Radiator was invented in 1854. It is in its final days here in this 1898 Heating and Ventilating magazine ad.

Published on 06/12/2014 10:55 AM
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