R. L. Deppmann News and Information

Legionella in Service Water Heating Systems

Over the last few weeks the Monday Morning Minutes (MMM) posts have reviewed the use of tankless water heaters vs. traditional storage type water heater

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Sizing Tankless Water Heaters

Perhaps the last few R. L. Deppmann Monday Morning Minutes (MMM) posts have peaked your interest in AERCO tankless water heaters. Was it the energy savings?

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Tankless vs. Volume Water Heating Costs

When designing a high-efficiency service water heating system, you must often balance energy savings with your client’s budget. Tankless water heaters save energy, but at what cost?

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Energy Loss from Water Heater Cycling in Volume vs. Tankless Models

ASHRAE and the U.S. DOE both make definitive statements that water heater cycling can significantly affect efficiency. Today, we’ll quantify the energy loss from water heater cycling in

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How to Repair a Bell and Gossett Circulator with Missing Pump Tag

Bell and Gossett makes a full line of repairable three-piece circulators. Often you’ll have to repair these circulations long after they were put into service. This

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Bucky Walters – Former Grand Rapids Branch Manager and Owner of Deppmann Passes

It is with mixed feelings that I convey the news that Burwell J. “Bucky” Walters passed away on Feb. 5, 2016 at his residence in

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Water Heater Efficiency in Tankless vs. Volume Water Heaters

There are two parts to the real story behind tankless water heaters and volume water heaters: energy and cost of ownership. This week, we look at

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Chris Lieder Receives the L Glen Shields Award

Congratulations to Chris Lieder upon receiving the L Glen Shields Award at this past weekend’s American Society of Sanitation Engineers Awards banquet. Pictured with Chris

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Chris Lieder Receives the L Glen Shields Award

Piping in a Tankless Water Heater vs. Volume Water Heaters

Service water heaters may be tank-type heaters, volume water heaters, or tankless heaters. How is the piping in a tankless water heater different from the more traditional

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Aerco Innovation tankless high efficiency condensing water heater

Tankless Commercial Service Water Heaters

Fueled by news articles and industry blogs associating Legionnaire’s disease with domestic water heating, we’ve received more inquiries about the Aerco Innovation series of tankless water

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